There has always been high demand for a film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series. Years ago, Gaiman made a pitch to WB for the Sandman movie, that ultimately never got a green light. Granted it would not be the easiest series to adapt given that it’s a 75-issue run. But, in Gaiman’s attempt to see this project through, he commissioned artwork from artist Jill Thompson that is now for sale, which you can check below. READ MORE
After the news this weekend of Gaiman’s new “Sandman” series, he did a brief video interview with Wired where he elaborated on his new project. As Gaiman tells in the video clip, this is a story he’s wanted to tell for a while, and he calls it “Sandman 0″. It’s been brewing in his mind for quite some time, and it’s finally coming to fruition. Check the video below. READ MORE
It was rumored earlier today, and now, it is with great pleasure that I say Neil Gaiman has officially announced that he will be writing a brand new “Sandman” series, alongside stellar artist J.H. Williams III. See the video from Neil Gaiman, the artwork, and the press release below for more details. This is big.
Comic book rumor site, Bleeding Cool, posted a news titbit today stating that there is possibility of a new Sandman series in the works from DC Comics with Gaiman writing and J.H. Williams III as the artist. This is a rumor, and no announcements have been made, but according to the site, DC approached Gaiman last night at SDCC and seemed to have a successful interaction. DC asked Gaiman to do a new “Sandman” series a few years back, called “Sandman Zero” that would explore what Dream was up to while captured by the humans. Stay tuned for any more news on the series. READ MORE
As you may know, Jeff Lemire is taking over as writer on Justice League Dark starting today! As a promo for the book, DC released an official trailer showcasing the brand new team of “Dark” heroes.
With the all the superhero blockbusters hogging theaters this summer, it seems that film producers are relying more and more on comic books for their source material. On top of the big-budget superhero movies, the success of The Walking Dead TV series, and films like 30 Days of Night and Blade, are perhaps a sign that we’ll be seeing more horror comics being adapted for the screen in the near future. While the horror genre hasn’t always been the most accessible, recent trends in pop culture have veered towards the darker side of fiction, opening the door for horror comic adaptation. We’ve done some wishful thinking and put together a list of comics we’re dying to see in live action, some of which are already in the works. READ MORE
So earlier today we brought you a first look at the 10th issue in Marvel Comics “VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT” that drops this July, and if that wasn’t enough for you we have yet another preview, but this time it is at the 9th issue in the series. Inside you can read the first 7 pages of issue #9 featuring Spidey, Sandman, and more. Read on for the skinny.