Posts tagged with "Vertigo"

Board Gaiman: Own Your Own Sandman Chess Set

Board Gaiman: Own Your Own Sandman Chess Set
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. Naturally,... 

AMC orders pilot for adaptation of Preacher comic book

AMC orders pilot for adaptation of Preacher comic book
Earlier in the year, AMC officially put an adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s comic book series Preacher into development. It’s now one step closer to the small screen after it was announced that AMC have ordered a pilot episode. Having spent years in development, and almost reaching the screen through HBO, the project eventually found a home at AMC. A co-production between Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios, Preacher has been... 

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing
Remember that Sandman adaptation that Warner Bros were supposed to be working on way back when? Well, if you were beginning to think that the movie you Desire was just the pipe Dream of filmmakers trapped in a Delirium, then Despair no more, for it seems its Destiny is neither development hell nor ultimate Death and Destruction, but in fact, it’s well on its way to getting made! Recent comments from those on board not only suggest that... 

Sword of Vengeance: An Interview with Jim Weedon and Tommy Boulding

Sword of Vengeance: An Interview with Jim Weedon and Tommy Boulding
Joining us at this October’s MCM London Comic Con, the creators of upcoming medieval revenge movie Sword of Vengeance discussed their film, which is currently planned for release in early 2015. Set soon after the Norman invasion of England in the 11th century, Sword of Vengeance tells the story of an Anglo-Saxon rebellion against Norman rulers, which is led by a mysterious stranger known as the “Shadow Walker”. MCM Buzz caught up with director... 

The CW Picks Up Supernatural Spin-Off and DC’s iZombie and Flash Adaptations

The CW Picks Up Supernatural Spin-Off and DC’s iZombie and Flash Adaptations
The CW Television Network has ordered pilots for three new series: adaptations of DC‘s iZombie and Flash comics series and Supernatural: Tribes, a spin-off of its successful Supernatural drama show. Created by Supernatural writer Andrew Dabb, Warner Bros‘ Supernatural: Tribes will explore the universe’s clashing, Chicago-based hunter and monster cultures. The series will be executive produced by Dabb along with Eric Kripke, Robert... 

The Sandman Overture – More Artwork Revealed

The Sandman Overture – More Artwork Revealed
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... 

DC’s Vertigo Makes a Comeback – Six New Series to be Released

DC’s Vertigo Makes a Comeback – Six New Series to be Released
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... 

Sonny Liew’s Malinky Robot release looming!

Sonny Liew’s Malinky Robot release looming!
Sonny Liew In an industry dominated by Japan and The U.S.A, Sonny Liew is one in a million and a particularly unique comic-book artist and writer. Malaysian-born, Eisner award nominee, Sonny has cast his magic upon Marvel and Vertigo Comics (to name but a few) countless times, but now dominates the independent scene with his very own globally praised graphic novel ‘Malinky Robot’, now set to be officially released in August. Malinky... 

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover
This week comes the news that nine early silent films from legendary director Alfred Hitchcock are to be revived as part of the London 2012 Festival. The restoration of the rare early works is to be completed by experts at the British Film Institute, and a number of British composers have been commissioned to write a new score. The films were produced during the beginning of Hitchcock‘s long and outstanding career during which his distinctive... 

James Jean’s ‘REBUS’ on its way!

James Jean’s ‘REBUS’ on its way!
It would be all too tempting to dive straight into the news of his latest work, but perhaps first an introduction to this prolific figure is in order. Born in Taiwan and based in Los Angeles, James Jean is a highly accomplished artist with no less than eighteen awards to his name. To give you a flavour, he has won five ‘Best Cover Artist‘ Eisner Awards, three Harvey Awards of the same title and three Gold Medals from the prestigious Society... 
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