This morning, DC Comics sent out a cryptic email asking audiences to “STAY TUNED.” It came along with the image below advertising season two of Tom King’s and Mitch Gerad’s critically acclaimed Vertigo Series, Sheriff of Babylon. The image depicts a sheriff’s star obfuscated by the windswept sands of an Iraqi desert. A plane soars in […]
Yesterday saw the news that Saucer Country, the Vertigo series co-created by writer Paul Cornell and artist Ryan Kelly, will be returning in 2017 – albeit with a different title and a new publisher. Next year sees Saucer State, at IDW. First published in 2012, Saucer Country was part of a line of new Vertigo titles which ran […]
If you loved the DC/Vertigo comics of the last 15 years, particularly the imprint’s crime books, you probably owe a debt of gratitude to Will Dennis. As the editor of titles like 100 Bullets, DMZ, Scalped and a plethora of others, he was a big part of Vertigo’s recent past and overall legacy. He recently […]
Well that didn’t take too long. Bill Willingham’s beloved Fables series wrapped up last summer with issue #150, but the franchise is continuing at Vertigo with EVERAFTER: FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES, a new monthly book by writers Matthew Sturges and Dave Justus, with artwork by Travis Moore and covers by Tula Lotay – the […]
“Black Death in America” is an Eisner nominated short story that originally appeared in the Vertigo CMYK: Black issue. Written by Tom King with art by John Paul Leon it follows the true story of Henry Louis Johnson, an African-American soldier in World War I who was held up as a war hero but died […]
Speaking of Preacher, this headline hardly constitutes a shocking surprise, but checking Amazon’s graphic novel best sellers list , Preacher Volume #1 is now the #2 seller (and #124 book overall) just behind the Kindle edition of The Hedge Knight, a Song of Fire and Ice spinoff based on a George R. R. Martin novel. […]
Today is the last day at Vertigo for Executive Editor Shelly Bond after a 23-year run as an editor, mentor and friend to many creators. It’s truly been one of the most extraordinary editing careers in recent comics history, and I’ve reached out to some of her friends and others in the comics industry to give her the send off she deserves.