THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 Commercial Appears on Times Square Jumbotron

That's right, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE commercial, featuring some of your favorite characters--Morpheus, Death and Merv Pumpkinhead--drawn by J.H. Williams, III, is currently running on cable channels and can also be seen on the Jumbotron in New York City's Times Square.

Check out some stills in the gallery above.  Click here to see the full commercial with sound and watch the video footage from Times Square below!



In less than two weeks, legendary writer Neil Gaiman returns to THE SANDMAN, the series that changed the landscape of modern comics twenty-five years ago.

THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 is the first chapter of a 6-issue limited, bimonthly series that explores (amongst much more) just what happened to Morpheus before he was captured in THE SANDMAN #1. Illustrated by J.H. Williams III, this highly anticipated inaugural issue lands in stores on October 30.

5.2 Reasons We're Ready to Re-Enter the World of Sandman

Hello, and readers! Today’s edition of “5.2 Reasons” is so huge that we’re publishing it on both websites. Why? Well, in case you didn’t know, we’re currently in the midst of celebrating The Sandman on with a month-long promotion called “25 Days of Sandman,” and frankly, we wanted in on that bad boy.

5.2 Reasons to Enter the World of Vertigo

When it comes to defying expectations, look no further than Vertigo.

A mature readers imprint of DC Comics, Vertigo has long upheld a standard of mind-bendingly awesome storytelling with such award-winning classics like V for Vendetta, Hellblazer, Preacher, 100 Bullets, Fables, Y: The Last Man, Neil Gaiman's Sandman (all of which easily rank as some of our favorite comic series of all time), and so much more.

SDCC 2013: Vertigo: The Sandman 25th Anniversary and Beyond!

This year, DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine will be taking Comic-Con programming by storm with well over a dozen distinctly exciting panel presentations. That's a lot to stay on top of, and even if you're at the show, chances are you're not going to catch them all. But never fear, we'll be bringing the panels to you as part of our Con Away From Con coverage, right here on

Vertigo: The Sandman 25th Anniversary and Beyond!
Saturday July 20, 2013 3:15pm - 4:15pm (Room 6DE)


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