(Source: Vertigo) At Comic-Con DC's Vertigo seemed to have the surprise announcement of Thursday with the news that it would launch twelve new series this fall.
STRANGE SPORTS STORIES #1 Written by various Art by various Cover by PAUL POPE 1:13 Variant cover by MIKE MITCHELL On sale MARCH 18 • 40 pg, 1 of 4, FC, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Comics’ top talents, including some making their Vertigo debut, take on the classic DC Comics anthology title for four issues of strange, scary, sexy and sensational sports stories. Featuring stories and art by Brian Azzarello, CM Punk, Paul Pope, Gilbert Hernandez, Lauren Beukes, Ben McCool, Ivan Brandon, Monica Gallagher, Lee Loughridge, Nick Dragotta, Christopher Mitten, Darick Robertson, Mark Finn, John Lucas, Gabe Soria, Ronald Wimberly, Michael DiMotta, Tim Fish, Rael Lyra and many more!
ZATANNA: EVERYDAY MAGIC 2003 In honor of Halloween Month here at Needless Essentials, I chose to review an old comic that’s not quite as old as I would normally consider reviewing for this semi-regular feature. For this, we go back just 11 years, which for some of you may seem like a long time ago,
Vertigo Comics has released info and images for their December Solicits. These are some of the finest books on the market and I highly recommend both Dead Boy Detectives, Fables, Fairest, BODIES and so much more. These comics are more for adults but do not let that fool you. Check out a Vertigo title today and
THE KITCHEN #1 Written by OLLIE MASTERS Art by MING DOYLE Cover by BECKY CLOONAN 1:13 Variant cover by MING DOYLE On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS New York City, late 1970s. Times Square is a haven for sex and drugs. The city teeters on
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #4 Written by NEIL GAIMAN Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III Cover A by J.H. WILLIAMS III Cover B by DAVE McKEAN 1:100 special ink variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:200 special ink variant cover by DAVE McKEAN On sale OCTOBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US MATURE
COFFIN HILL #10 Written by CAITLIN KITTREDGE Art by INAKI MIRANDA Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Eve and Detective Frost zero in on the Ice Fisher while the clock runs out on his latest victim’s life. Still jailed for Detective Donovan’s murder, Eve
BODIES #1 Written by SI SPENCER Art by DEAN ORMSTON, MEGHAN HETRICK, PHIL WINSLADE and TULA LOTAY Cover by FIONA STEPHENSON On sale JULY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 8, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS VERTIGO brings you the miniseries of the summer, with four detectives, four time periods, and four dead bodies
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #4 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale JUNE 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS The fangs are longer, the claws are sharper and the mythos grows as Scott Snyder brings Pearl and Skinner head to head with their most vicious opponent
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE SPECIAL EDITION #2 Written by NEIL GAIMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III Resolicit • On sale MARCH 26 • 44 pg, FC, $4.99 US MATURE READERS This Special Edition will include the entire second issue of the new miniseries before final coloring, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at J.H. Williams’
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #2 and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!). The Dead Boy Detectives head back to St. Hilarion’s in issue #2 of this ghostly series. While there, they check up on new student Crystal, and revisit the scene of
This week, we’re giving you exclusive first looks at BATGIRL #27 and COFFIN HILL #4. First, in BATGIRL #27, “Gothtopia” allows everyday to start with bacon, eggs, and sunshine for Barbara Gordon. Breakfast with dad is idyllic, and makes her so happy! And when you live in Gotham City and get to play guardian angel with your best