Anyone who reads comics is stoked about Neil Gaiman’s return to the industry with “The Sandman: Overture”, the first issue of which drops on October 30th. In the November solicitations, Vertigo lists a Special Editing printing of issue #1 that will include interviews and a look at J.H. Williams III’s artwork for the series. The word balloons will also be translucent so you can see the artwork in all its glory.
If you haven’t read “The Sandman” volumes 1 through 10 yet, do it. Do it. Right now.
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE SPECIAL EDITION #1
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 42 pg, FC, $5.99 US • MATURE READERS
Each of the six issues of THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will be followed the next month by its own Special Edition which will include an interview with a member of the creative team, plus rare artwork and more. This issue starts things off with an interview with J.H. Williams.
This issue will include the entire first issue of the new miniseries, including the gatefold in its original form before coloring, giving readers a behind-the-scenes at J.H. Williams’ unique process. Williams’ original coloring will be shown in addition to the black, white and gray tones of the original work. In addition, the lettering will be translucent, allowing the reader to see the exquisite artwork behind the word balloons.