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Creator Commentary: New Romancer #1

NEW ROMANCER is a clever mashup of rom-com, cyberthriller and supernatural sci-fi that features a reanimated Lord Byron running rampant across Silicon Valley pursued by a young Byron-obsessed developer who’s inadvertently behind his resurrection. It comes courtesy of Vertigo stalwart Peter Milligan and stylish new artist Brett Parson and with Issue #2 now in stores, we thought it would be a great time to ask the two creators for a little commentary on last month’s debut.

Drawn for Love: Designing the New Romancer Characters

Peter Milligan and Brett Parson’s NEW ROMANCER is a romantic comedy with sci-fi undertones. It tells the somewhat sordid story of Lexy Ryan, a lovelorn computer programmer working for a soon-to-be-shut-down dating website who inadvertently finds herself getting caught up with a newly revived Lord Byron and other legendary romantics…some of whom take the love-and-war thing a little too literally.

New Romancer: Ten Questions with the Creators

In NEW ROMANCER, the new scifi-tinged romantic comedy from writer and Vertigo stalwart Peter Milligan and artist Brett Parson, Lexy, a gifted young computer coder finds things heating up (though perhaps not how she might have expected) after she reconstructs and accidentally unleashes some of the greatest lovers from throughout history. However, not all these lovers are interested in romantic pursuit.

DC All Access - 12 New Vertigo #1's Coming This Fall

In the fall, the days get shorter while the nights—and darkness—grow longer. It's the perfect time of year for Vertigo, and the cutting edge imprint will be making that known with twelve brand new titles this fall from such creative powerhouses as Mike Allred, Holly Black, Gilbert Hernandez, Darwyn Cooke, Gail Simone and more. In this exclusive SDCC clip, Tiffany talks with Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond who tells us about Vertigo's remarkable slate of upcoming titles and drops tantalizing new details about each one.

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Vertigo announces THE NAMES

Vertigo continues to defy genres with the announcement of the new 8-issue comic book miniseries THE NAMES. Written by the legendary Peter Milligan with art by Leandro Fernandez this fast paced and exciting new series set in New York City follows the wife of trader Kevin Walker after his apparent suicide. 

In an interview with DC ALL ACCESS writer Peter Milligan gives us some insight into the series and we get a sneak peek at some interior art.

DC All Access - Ep 215 - LEGO Batman 3 Official Gameplay + Constantine

This week on DC All Access, we’re bringing the best of DC at E3 to you. Today’s all-new episode kicks off with LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham director Arthur Parsons giving us an exclusive look at the gameplay and the demo they’ll be showing off this week at E3. After that, we head to New York for a chat with John Constantine himself, Matt Ryan, about what we can expect from NBC’s upcoming Constantine series. Finally, we land in the world of awesome new comics for a talk with Dan DiDio about Infinity Man and the Forever People before we shine the spotlight on Peter Milligan who announces his brand new Vertigo comic with Leandro Fernandez, The Names.

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