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Matt Kindt’s ‘Revolver’: Breezy, Melancholy and Good [Review]

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I think most people have a pretty active fantasy life. You know what I mean--where you daydream about being a thinly veiled version of James Bond or Superman or beating up your boss or being the president

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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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Sandman’s Death Enters the DC Universe in ‘Action Comics’ #894

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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

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Preview: Neil Young’s Greendale [Exclusive]

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It's been nearly seven years since Neil Young's "Greendale" album first delivered its rock operatic exploration of contemporary issues. This Wednesday, writer Joshua Dysart and artist Cliff Chiang's sequential art interpretation of the Green family's musical saga will arrive via Vertigo in "Neil Young's Greendale," a 160-page

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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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