New York Times bestselling novelist Neil Gaiman and DC Comics Co-Publisher Jim Lee’s illustrated poem “100 Words” is available today for the first time digitally. This seven page poem can be purchased for .99 cents through the DC app and DCcomics.com storefront. All of DC Comics’ proceeds benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
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SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING Book 4 is now available in hardcover. This gorgeous volume includes a Foreword, originally written in 1988, by Neil Gaiman about this historic "American Gothic" storyline.
And here it is, a blast from the past:
Neil Gaiman's multi-volume magnum opus The Sandman is one of the most popular, groundbreaking, bestselling and award-winning comic books of the last twenty-five years. But, if you think you know everything there is to know about the series and its many incarnations, think again.
TIME MAGAZINE has posted 200, count ‘em, 200 nominees for their list of the Top 100 Most Influential People of 2010. Included on that list? DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and Neil Gaiman, author of the Hugo Award nominated WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE CAPED CRUSADER? and, of course, SANDMAN.
Want to cast a vote for this year’s tastemakers? You can start by clicking here.
C’mon, DC Nation. Let’s get out the vote!
I thought it would be fun to get to know some of the editorial group behind your favorite comics and graphic novels a bit better, so I started asking questions.
First up, Mark Doyle.
PM: What was the first Vertigo book you read?
MD: Sandman. I blame that book for my current occupation.
Most of you reading this blog on a regular basis would likely agree that the re-coloring initially done for ABSOLUTE SANDMAN was:
b) So beautiful it’s hard to put it into words.
c) “Lavish.” (As described by the DENVER POST, PATRIOT NEWS and LIBRARY JOURNAL)
d) Or, in the words of the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, “Beautiful… lavish.”