Markey’s Fevered Brain: Vertigo Part Deux


Sandman

Sandman


Recently, Wayne Markley wrote about DC’s Vertigo imprint coming to an end. This time, he looks at more of Vertigo’s legacy: Sandman, Doom Patrol, and Shade the Changing Man.

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Markley’s Fevered Brain: Alas Vertigo, I Knew You Well



It was announced last week that DC Comics will be ending their Vertigo imprint. Wayne Markley looks back at a few of the things accomplished at this groundbreaking imprint.

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Roger’s Comic Ramblings: Surprise Hits


Sandman #1

Sandman #1



Westfield’s Roger Ash looks at three surprise hit comics; DC/Vertigo’s Sandman, Frank Miller’s work on Marvel’s Daredevil, and Jeff Smith’s Bone.

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Markley’s Fevered Brain: A Blast From the Past Comes to the Present!


Batman Annuals

by Wayne Markley

DC Comics has a far-reaching and broad library of old comics and stories dating back to the 1930s. Over the years, outside of the major characters (Superman, Batman, etc.), they have not done a great deal with a host of great little known characters. Recently that has changed and, this time, I thought we would take a look at some of the upcoming releases of these blasts from the past.

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Roger’s Comic Ramblings: A Difficult Question


100 Bullets Vol. 1

by Roger Ash

So, I’m at a party Friday night at which I don’t know most of the people. I strike up a conversation with a friendly couple and we’re soon joined by another couple and have a fun conversation about TV and movies (apparently I’m missing out by never having seen The Wire. Guess I’ll check that out.). In the course of talking with one of the guys, it comes out that I work for Westfield and he asked me what sounds like a simple question: “Are there any comics you’d recommend?” This, or variations on it, is the most common question I get about comics and it’s a more difficult question than it appears. The quick reaction would be to start listing comics I like, but that’s not necessarily helpful. Let me explain.

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