The end of the year means a lot of things: traffic around Times Square, midnight kisses and the clinking of champagne flutes across the globe and gyms full of people looking to stick to their resolutions. But in the publishing industry, one thing that the end of the year also signifies is the publication of various “best of the year” lists.
AMAZON’s OMNIVORACIOUS BLOG posted an exclusive interview with writer Neil Gaiman, where amongst other things, he discusses the new digital availability of SANDMAN. So what’s his personal favorite volume of the iconic series? “Probably ‘A Game of You,’ because it's most people's least favourite volume, and I love it all the more for that,” Gaiman revealed.
IFANBOY has your exclusive preview of GRIFTER #2 by Nathan Edmondson, CAFU and Jason Gorder. Be sure to check back to THE SOURCE later tonight as we’ll be publishing all of tomorrow’s preview pages together for your convenience.
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FLASHPOINT: SECRET SEVEN #1 comes to us from a distinguished creative team indeed. Peter Milligan is the writer of many acclaimed titles, notably SHADE THE CHANGING MAN, the cult classic published by Vertigo in the ‘90s.
The Eisner Awards announced their 2011 nominees today. DC Comics received the most nominations of any publisher, with fourteen nominations (and three shared nominations).
Without further ado, here are the DC Comics and Vertigo nominees:
BEST NEW SERIES:
American Vampire, by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquerque (Vertigo/DC)
iZombie, by Chris Roberson and Mike Allred (Vertigo/DC)
Superboy, by Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo (DC)
BEST LIMITED SERIES:
Daytripper, by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Vertigo/DC)
San Francisco is home of The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and of course, Wondercon!
If you’re heading to the show this weekend, stop by the DC Booth to say hello and pick up some giveaways. And be sure to attend the fantastic panels and creator signings we’ll be hosting throughout the weekend!