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Vertigo Comics was launched in 1993 as a venue for comic books and graphic novels that are edgier and more sophisticated in nature. Since its beginning, it has been home to some of the most acclaimed comics to come out of the medium—The Sandman, Fables, Y: The Last Man, Preacher, Transmetropolitan…The list goes on and is growing by the year.
Shelly Bond has been promoted to Executive Editor of the Vertigo imprint for DC Entertainment. Joining Bond in her new leadership role are Will Dennis, who has been promoted to Group Editor, Vertigo and Mark Doyle who has been promoted to Editor, Vertigo. All three staffers have spent years under the guidance of outgoing SVP & Executive Editor Karen Berger, creating a continuity in editorial experience.
Awhile back, we blogged about RYAN KELLY’S covers for SAUCER COUNTRY and how a bunch of them came out of his initial concept sketches. But issue #3 is a totally different beast...literally.
A lot of comics are pure fantasy. They live in the crazed imagination of comic writers and artists and, while they can be very powerful, there’s not a lot of real life consequence to them.
DC ENTERTAINMENT TO SHOWCASE “BEFORE WATCHMEN,” DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 AND VERTIGO AT KAPOW!
Most series I’ve developed over the years at Vertigo don’t come with an artist attached. Vertigo has always been a writer-driven imprint so usually the writer and editor will get the idea polished to the point that it’s a “go” and then start trying to find the right person to draw it. But that was not the case with THE NEW DEADWARDIANS...