With today's news that Death -- the pallid, parasol-toting embodiment of the End of All Things from in Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" -- will be crossing over with Paul Cornell's Lex Luthor story in the pages of "Action Comics," it looks like DC's making an honest attempt to bring at least a few Vertigo titles into their core universe.
In recent years, this is something that hadn't been allowed, with the st
There's been a lot of speculation recently about whether or not Vertigo characters like Swamp Thing and John Constantine would be making the jump to the mainstream DCU, but it looks like one of the most iconic characters from the Endless family in Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" has beaten them to the punch. Death herself is coming to the DC Universe in Paul Cornell and David Finch's "Action Comics" #894 this Oc
In a story that could also appeared under the headline, "Judge Compares Slutty Angels for Acclaimed Novelist," Neil Gaiman has returned to court over a copyright dispute with Todd McFarlane regarding characters he created for the "Spawn" series nearly two decades ago
Or maybe the choice isn't quite so simple.
Neil Gaiman recently gave a four hour talk at a Minnesota library. He was paid $45,000. Given that the current economy is a zombie -- brutally slain, raised up again through questionable forces, and likely to go for someone's throat - when the story made headlines, it ruffled a few feathers.
There's a long, long history of "xkcd" fans reenacting the webcomic, but rarely by such high profile nerdlebrities as Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, and Cory Doctorow, not to mention "Lawrence Lessig, Bruce Schneier, Jason Kottke, Google Zurich, Hank Green, MC Frontalot, Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Mr. Toast, Miss Cellania, Team Genius, Phil Plait, Allan Amato, Maddy
While a lot of announcements trickling forth from San Diego raised my eyebrow, only one really had the juice to elicit a "Twilight"-esque squeal of glee, like an actor off-camera had playfully poked at my doughy white tummy: the long-overdue return of "Miracl