Paul Gustavson comic
Contains haunting visions of those strange siblings from THE SANDMAN, beings personifying some of the key aspects of the human condition. Herein are eerie images of Dream, Destiny, Destruction, Desire, Despair, Delirium and Death, a gallery of fierce artistic expression and diverse styles.
- Issue # Full (5 months ago)
DC Comics originally tasked writer J.M. DeMatteis to come up with a new series that would focus on DC various magical properties. Although the project initially fell through, DC later approached Neil Gaiman to pen the mini-series. Gaiman introduced the young boy Tim Hunter as his protagonist and had four mystics John Constantine, Phantom Stranger, Dr. Occult and Mister E lead Tim on a journey acrros time and space while meeting almost every magical or supernatural character in the DC Universe. Each issue was painted by a different artist, John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess and Paul Johnson.The series proved popular and Tim Hunter's adventures continued into the Mister E mini-series and Arcana Annual before landing his own ongoing The Books of Magic in 1994 under Vertigo. Although this miniseries was published by DC, the numerous spin-offs were all published under the then new mature reader's imprint, Vertigo.
WAR IS COMING! Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard—thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award–winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time! NEIL GAIMAN! P. CRAIG RUSSELL! SCOTT HAMPTON!
A film director is dying of cancer. His greatest film would have told the story of a European village as the last hour of 999 AD approached, bringing Armageddon. Now that story will never be told. But he's still working it out in his head, making a film that no one will ever see. A great partner to the Violent Cases hardcover! Dave McKean's acclaimed Cages now back in print!
- Issue # TPB (8 months ago)
"There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife." Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a boy - an ancient Indigo Man, a gateway to the abandoned city of ghouls, the strange and terrible Sleer. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, he will be in danger from the man Jack - who has already killed Bod's family. Neil Gaiman's Newbery Medal-winning The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this glorious adaptation by P. Craig Russell. Each chapter is illustrated by a different luminary from the comic book world, including Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott, to create an imaginatively diverse and yet cohesive interpretation of Neil Gaiman's luminous novel.
A humble young monk and a magical, shape-changing fox find themselves romantically drawn together, but as their love blooms, the fox learns of a devilish plot by a group of demons to steal the monk's life.
Innsmouth is a dark and creepy place, brimming with a rich history of magic and evil. Lawrence Talbot is an adjuster who has set up shop in Innsmouth, and he isn't quite prepared when the fat man comes into his office and tells him that the world may be ending and that a certain lupine creature may be the Elder Gods' instrument of destruction. Now, whether he wants to be involved or not, Lawrence is embroiled in the malevolence that is running through the town, and may himself be the werewolf in question.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
HOUSE OF SECRETS' Rain hosts this first-ever VERTIGO holiday anthology, featuring winter tales of some of the line's most popular characters like Desire of the Endless, John Constantine and many more.
Vertigo was Vertigo's "launch title", it previewed the old and new titles that would be a part of the Vertigo imprint that premiered in '93 and as incentive included an original Sandman story that would be collected along with other Sandman-related odds and ends in Sandman: Fables and Reflections. Of the twelve comics advertised (excluding Sandman as it wasn't a preview), seven came out in January, two in February, two in March and one in July
- Issue # Full (one year ago)
A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy's family, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his family's dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt.
Genre: Graphic Novels
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman tells a mysterious tale that begins when all the children of an English village mysteriously vanish. Featuring Suzy, the child Black Orchid; Animal Man's daughter, Maxine; Dorothy Spinner of the Doom Patrol; Tim Hunter, the young mage; the Dead Boy Detectives and more!
Before introducing the modern version of The Sandman, Neil Gaiman wrote this dark tale that reinvented a strange DC Comics super hero in the Vertigo mold. Featuring spectacular art by Gaiman's frequent collaborator, DaveMcKean, BLACK ORCHID. After being viciously murdered, Susan Linden is reborn fully grown as the Black Orchid, a hybrid of plant and human, destined to avenge her own death. Now, as this demigoddessattempts to reconcile human memory and botanical origins, she must untangle the webs of deception and secrets that led to her death. Beginning in the cold streets of a heartless metropolis and ending in the Amazon rainforest, this book takes thereader on a journey through secrets, suffering and self-rediscovery.
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
Writer Neil Gaiman reunites with artists Chris Bachalo and Mark Buckingham from the best-selling DEATH: THE HIGH COST OF LIVING limited series! When a rising star of the music world wrestles with revealing her true sexual orientation, her lover is lured into the realm of Death.
Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back! THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary JH Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to The Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny..
Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back! THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary JH Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to The Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny. 'People have often asked me what happened to Morpheus to make it possible for him to be captured in THE SANDMAN #1,' Gaiman said. 'And now they get to find out. And finding out, they get to learn secrets of the Endless that I've kept to myself for 25 years. Family secrets. And I should warn you: one of the Endless dies on page five.' The first issue of this 6-issue, bimonthly miniseries features a stunning double-page interior foldout.
Joined by a dream-team of artists from around the world, Neil Gaiman - the Hugo Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of American Gods and the children's book Coraline - returned to the beloved characters he made famous for THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS, the comics event of 2003. Now this landmark work is available in a beautiful softcover edition. Alternately haunting, bittersweet, erotic and nightmarish, the seven stories in this book — one for each of the Endless siblings, each illustrated by a different artist — reveal strange secrets and surprising truths. In addition to the seven tales of the Endless, THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS includes a biography section in the spirit of the Sandman collections (designed by Dave McKean) and a summary of each volume in the Sandman Library.
- Issue # Full (one year ago)