Posts tagged with "The Sandman: Overture"
After some time in the making, DC Collectibles has released the perfect game for Gaimanites. Feast your eyes on Death, Dream, Destiny et al in all their glory in this stunning Sandman chess set.
Crafted by expert figurine sculptor Paul Harding with designs by Kevin Nowlan, the gorgeous, intricate pieces are made from cold-cast porcelain, set on a black and white wooden game board. Check out the beautiful close-ups on Harding’s blog here.
A little over two weeks ago, the first cover art was revealed for Neil Gaiman‘s Sandman prequel series, drawn by J. H. Williams III.
This week sees the reveal of the comic’s first page, also drawn by Williams, along with an alternative, darker cover design by original Sandman cover artist, Dave McKean.
Said Sandman writer Neil Gaiman of McKean’s artwork:
“There is something special about Dave McKean that makes it feel...
Vertigo Comics, the mature imprint of DC Entertainment, has traditionally occupied a fairly niche space in the comic-book world, acting as something of a poor relative to the company’s more familiar superhero fare. Yet, in recent years, DC has opted to overhaul its primary output – including iconic characters such as Superman – in order to focus more attention on this smaller imprint.
Vertigo‘s back catalogue consists mainly...