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‘Fables’ Commercial Airs on BBC America [Video]

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The Vertigo blog recently posted a TV commercial that's been airing on BBC America for the Eisner-winning modern fairy tale graphic novel series "Fables." It's a slick, well-produced affair that comes complete with a movie trailer style voiceover selling that sums up the book's imme

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Is the DC Universe Reclaiming Vertigo Characters?

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According to gossip-lord Rich Johnston, the hammer's finally fallen: After years of unsuccessful Vertigo reboots from guys like Brian K. Vaughan and Mark Millar to Joshua Dysart, Swamp Thing, alongside the myriad characters he brought with him to Vertigo's

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Saying Goodbye to ‘Unknown Soldier’: The Chilling War for Lwanga Moses [Review]

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Vertigo's "Unknown Soldier" by Joshua Dysart and Alberto Ponticelli has been cancelled with issue #25, news that leaked last week and was soon confirmed by Dysart. The critically-acclaimed, often brutal series is set amidst the violence and child soldiers of Uganda, where Dysart traveled personally to research the b

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Short Film Adaptation Of ‘The Nobody’ Is Far From Invisible

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We're not necessarily closer to a feature length film adaptation of Vertigo's "The Nobody," but in the meantime, you can enjoy a short film based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel.

For the uninitiated, "The Nobody" comes from "Essex County" and "Sweet Tooth" creator Jeff Lemire. The story centers o

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Zombies and Madmen: A Picto-Guide Through the Darker Side of Michael Allred

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"I, Zombie" #1 hit shelves this week from DC/Vertigo, a new comic that follows the exploits of Gwen, a female zombie gravedigger who, once a month, is driven to eat the brains of one of her corpse clients, and in the process absorbs the memories and last wishes of said deceased, prompting her to solve mysteries and embark on adventures. The concept, from writer Chris Roberson, could really go either way, but one thing's for sure, though: Robe

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Human Target: The Vastly Superior Version Is Now $1.00

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Last week's season finale of the TV show "Human Target" made a decent showing of itself, creatively. Though the interpretation of the concept suffers in comparison to the comic book source material, it was still a cleverly executed action show, and everybody could use a little more Chi McBride in their lives. Unfortunately, the sh

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Peter Bagge Hates Your Avatar in ‘Other Lives’ [Review]

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Peter Bagge has one of the most distinct and talented voices in comics. So, it was with some surprise that "Other Lives," his new Vertigo graphic novel about virtual online worlds, felt so unoriginal. Reading "Other Lives" was like watching a de

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Vertigo Sets ‘Sweet Tooth’ #1 Free As a Digital Download

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Vertigo showed a lot of support for Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth" #1 back in September by giving it a 99 cent introductory price tag, but it's going even further to promote the May release of "Sweet Tooth Vol

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‘Northlanders’: Brian Wood Talks Turning 25

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It's been a month of milestones for Brian Wood and Vertigo Comics. In the span of just a few weeks, the writer's prominent "DMZ" arrived at its 50th issue, followed by the return of he and Becky Cloonan's "Demo" with a brand new second volume. The achievements aren't quite over, however, as the Nordic-themed "Northlander

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‘I, Zombie’ 8-Page Prequel Online from Vertigo

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Despite my affection for holiday anthologies, 2009 did not work out well for those particular reading habits. A few missed Wednesdays at the comic shop resulted in me missing nearly every holiday special, including "The House of Mystery Halloween Annual" from Vertigo and its 8-Page prequel to May's ongoing "I, Zombie

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