That's right. This November, we are excited to bring you THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN BOOK FIVE. This gorgeous oversized deluxe slipcased hardcover collects three critically acclaimed and best selling stories from the SANDMAN universe, created by the New York Times best selling author Neil Gaiman:
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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.
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!
Today, over at WIRED/Geek Dad they announced The First Annual GeekDad Awards. Among the multitude of categories is Best Comic Book. Making the list of multiple choice is, The New York Times bestseller, THE UNWRITTEN. There's also a category for Best Geek Celebrity and Neil Gaiman makes the cut! So go vote now!
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.