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The Holiday Gift Guide for the Comic Book Characters in Your Life

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December's almost a third over and we're guessing that some of you haven't quite gotten around to finishing up your holiday gift shopping yet. We here at ComicsAlliance are here to help. And we really would love to be able to advise each and every person on all of your shopping lists, but at the same time we're also busy and lazy and mostly just want to talk about comics

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Halloween Roundtable Review: ‘Action Comics’ #894 (With Death!)

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ComicsAlliance writers Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, Caleb Goellner, Andy Khouri, David Brothers, David Uzumeri, and Chris Murphy sit down for a roundtable discussion about the newly released Action Comics #894 by Paul Cornell and

Vertigo Confirms Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Get Jiro!’ & Brian Wood’s ‘New York Five’ [NYCC]

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Vertigo officially announced on Saturday several new and returning projects at the DC imprint's panel at the New York Comic Con. Highlights included a second Cinderella miniseries in the "Fables" setting, more details on celebrity chef and food writer Anthony Bourdain's first venture into comics, and a Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly creating a sequel to their well received Minx book, "New York Four" for Vertigo.
Writer Chris Roberson and artist Shawn McManus will once again depi

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Dramatically Different ‘Absolute Sandman’ Recoloring is Absolutely Necessary

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In advance of three new "The Sandman" trade paperbacks coming next month, Vertigo's Graphic Content blog offered a fascinating look behind-the-scenes of "The Absolute Sandman," the remastered edition from which the new softcovers were compiled. Using technology that didn't exist when they were originally created, the first 18 issues of "Th

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‘The Sandman’ Meets ‘Inception’ in Ojisan Hunter’s ‘Cities of Sand’

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In of those "it's so obvious it's stupid but also so brilliantly simple we can't believe we didn't think of it first" moves, Malaysia-based cartoonist Ojisan Hunter has creat

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Comic Twart’s Stunning Sandmen

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Asking accomplished comics artists to each draw their own Sandman rendition is akin saying, "Hey, sketch Captain Marvel for me." The name belongs to several men on both sides of the Marvel/DC dividing aisle, which makes Evan Shaner's "Legion of Sandmen" group portrait all the more awesome

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The Sandman Connection: How Vertigo’s Flagship Title Crossed Over With the DCU

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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

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Getting Vertigo: Why the DCU Should Reclaim Its Characters

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There's been some speculation regarding the DC imprint Vertigo Comics these days, which with the revelation that British sci-fi/fantasy dervish China Mieville's "Swamp Thing" proposal was scuttled, supposedly due to plans to bring the mossy one

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Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Annual #1

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One of Spider-Man's classic foes returns in Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Annual #1, as readers are treated to Sandman: Year One, featuring the origin of the Sandman. The man who would become Flint Marko, and later the villainous Sandman, wasn't always a bad seed, so what set

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