By: Nicholas Eskey Artist Dave McKean is in every aspect a Renaissance Man. He expresses himself in illustration, art installations, music, theatre, writing, graphic design, and more. Notable for his work with author Neil Gaiman on the Sandman comic series cover art, Mr. McKean always finds a way to stay creatively busy. At this year’s […]
You’ve got your mimosas. You’ve got your fine leather goods. How about your rare, never-before-released Neil Gaiman Stories? The American Gods and Sandman author has teamed up with The Moth, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Humble Bundle to present the Humble Book Bundle: Neil Gaiman Rarities. For the next two weeks, users can pay as […]
He’s back. And he’s being written by his rightful author. The Sandman, one of the most beloved and groundbreaking characters in comics history, the moody member of the Endless who made it safe to be a goth in comics and secured Neil Gaiman as one of the greatest living mythmakers, is returning in a 25th Anniversary […]
Neil Gaiman and JH William III‘s prelude series Sandman: The Overture is likely going to be a very big presence over the next few months, but one of the most exciting parts of their revival of Gaiman’s classic Vertigo series is that original cover artist Dave McKean will be returning for a new run. True […]
Toucan, the San Diego Comic-Con’s official blog, unveiled Dave McKean’s Sandman cover for the souvenir books, aka that nice looking thing you get in your Big Bang Theory giant swag bag. Sandman, the Neil Gaiman version which McKean drew the covers for, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, one of several topic the Souvenir […]
Okay, it’s not a comic. But it is a lavishly illustrated and pleasingly offbeat childrens’ book by the great comics and prose writer Neil Gaiman (his latest longer work is THE GRAVEYARD BOOK) and the best-selling picture book artist Adam Rex (FRANKENSTEIN MAKES A SANDWICH). Last spring at MoCCA Fest, the Children’s Literature panel spent […]
The just arrived issue of PW Comics Week has a nice preview of Celluloid, Dave McKean’s first graphic novel since Cages. You’d think an undertaking of this sort might have gotten a little but more hoopla. Perhaps when people start looking at the art, it will
Celluloid is described as a “pornographic work of art” about a man, a woman and a porn film that all intersect. It’s out from from Fantagraphics next month.