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Neil Gaiman Talked Sandman Overture Last Night – And Received A Special Birthday Song From His Wife
Last night, Neil Gaiman and DC Comics did their thing with a Sandman Overture live conversation with for an hour and a half with Neil and Junot Díaz, presented by Jim Lee You can watch the whole thing here. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Neil Gaiman in Conversation with Junot Díaz ( He talks about[...]
Sandman Overture: An Evening With Neil Gaiman Tonight
Looking for something to do this evening? With the release of Sandman Overture, Neil Gaiman is going to be joining DC All-Access live this evening at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT to talk about his mangum opus with novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz There will also be an introduction to the evening[...]
Sandman Overture – Secret Wars Done Right?
There is an apocryphal story that a Marvel executive once described their comic book Sleepwalker as "Sandman done right." But reading the final, wonderful, issue of Sandman Overture by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams, I was struck how much it reminded me of the recent Secret Wars series from Marvel. Just, a more pacifist version[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks – The Finale Of Sandman Overture – And Then Monster Week
In one week, we have the final issue of Sandman Overture. And, yes, for real this time, the final issue of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, with JH Williams saying farewell, and tying into that very first issue, Sandman #1, with Dream captured and held against his will for decades… There's also the launch of Colder: Toss The Bones, From Under Mountains, Steam Wars: First[...]
Free Twilight Children #1 With Digital Copies Of Sandman Overture #6
Twilight Children by Darwyn Cooke and Gilbert Hernandez is launched on October 14th from DC/Vertigo. But those who buy Sandman Overture #6 by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III in digital form, two weeks early, will et the whole comic for free – in black & white. You know what? I think I will. "As a huge fan of[...]
James Jean's Cover To Sandman Overture #6
James Jean's variant cover to Sandman Overture #6, out at the end of the month…. We ran a sketch version of this before, but here is the finished article James Jean's variant cover to Sandman Overture #6, out at the end of the month…. We ran a sketch version of this before, but here is[...]
Sandman Overture Continues To Reinvent The Comic Book
Sandman Overture could so easily have been a coasting job Taking in the sights, once more round the mulberry bush, job done, bring home half a million dollars. Yet repeatedly, issue after issue, it has found new ways of using the comic book pages to find new ways of telling stories, portraying reality and engaging the[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks – Sandman To Secret Wars
Accelerators Momentum, Oh Killstrike, Sword Of Sorrows: Vampirella/Jennifer Blood and Carpe Noctem… And in two weeks? Fight Club 2! A new Sandman Overture! And the launches of Old Man Logan, CBLDF Presents Elephantmen, Material, Sons Of The Devil, Inferno, Infinity Gauntlet, Inhumans Attilan Rising, MODOK Assassin, Secret Wars 2099, Secret Wars Journal and Where Monsters Dwell… So, what are you[...]
Sandman Overture #5 Out In May – And DC Comics Aims For A Collection By Christmas
At the retailer roadshow in Orando with DC Comics, retailers were told the latest on Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III's Sandman Overture, which has been running at a rate well behind DC's initial projections. With four issues out in eighteen months. However retailers were told that Sandman Overture will be out in May. And that pretty much the primary[...]
Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Comics Of 2014
By Rich Johnston, Hannah Means-Shannon, and Christine Marie Why 11? Building on our inaugural Bleeding Cool "best of" lists last year, we encourage you,
Where Did The Endless Come From Anyway? (Sandman Overture #4 Spoilers)
I think it's going to be one of those days. But in today's long-awaited Sandman Overture #4, telling the story of how Dream was captured and imprisoned in Sandman #1 all those years ago, travelling from a far distant galaxy, we see his journey But we also see his conversation with someone else In the first[...]
A Comic Show – Endgame, Axis, And Image!
Oh, and Sandman Overture #4 is really out That's about all I have to say about it, because I'm going to reread 1-3 before diving into four. Marvel's Axis #8 has the best Spidey/Carnage moment ever in it! This book is getting better and better each issue Sure, the first few were all plot driven, but[...]
Sandman Overture #3 Is A Total Continuity Geekfest. And I Love It.
Sandman Overture #3 is released today, by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III, continuing the story of Dream and Dream Cat wandering reality together, towards their fate, revealed in Sandman #1. And it's a total geekfest. So very, very pretty We get the planet Tharn from Legion Of Superheroes, and the Hecate from Sandman – and DC[...]
Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 19th May 2014 – Superior Spider-Man Vs Sandman
Not all good news for Marvel though, Ghost Rider and Iron Patriot launches didn't chart, and neither did Bryan Hitch's Real Heroes. That's right folks, Sandman and The Wake outsold all other DC comics this week, in this chart. Superior Spider-Man #30 Sandman Overture #2 Walking Dead #124 Guardians Of The Galaxy #13 Uncanny Avengers #18.NOW Avengers #27 New Avengers #16.NOW Amazing X-Men #5 Silver Surfer #1 The Wake[...]
Sandman Overture #3, A Spaghetti Western Of A Comic For July, According To Gaiman
DC Comics lists Sandman Overture #3 for publication in a month's time, the 30th of April But I don't think anyone believes that, do you? Not even DC Comics. The armies of the night are gathering The universe is beginning its final dance Morpheus, far from home, walks the path of madness, accompanied only by himself. Neil[...]
Sandman Overture #2 Is Just Bloody Beautiful
And it was worth every second, Sandman Overture #2 is published today, and it is as beautiful and wondrous a comic book as issue 1 last year Any excuse to read that first issue should be taken and here it is. For those of you wishing for nostalgia we have the Daniel Dream meeting Mad Hettie We[...]
Sandman Overture Slips #2 Further Into March
It was originally solicited to come out in December, two months after issue 1. But Sandman Overture #2 by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III was late and was resolicited to come out in February. Then it slipped into the first week of March. Now it has slipped into the last week of March 26th of March 2014. It[...]
Sandman Overture Covers To Get Metallic Inked
Ahead of the Final Order Cut-Off date of February 3rd for Sandman Overture #2, DC Comics are encouraging retailers to up their orders with the promise of metallic ink! The 1:100 variant cover by JH Williams III will have a special metallic bronze ink on the cover. While the 1:200 variant cover by Dave McKean with a[...]