NYCC: VERTIGO FEATURES NEW ART FROM HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FALL SERIES AND DETAILS ON TWO NEW ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVELS
Today, before a packed house at New York Comic Con, Shelly Bond, the executive editor of Vertigo, welcomed the crowd by introducing some of the amazing writers and artists behind Fall’s most anticipated new series.
The panel consisted of Gilbert Hernandez & Darwyn Cooke (THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN), Holly Black (LUCIFER), David Baillie (RED THORN), Lauren Beukes & Dale Halvorsen (SURVIVORS’ CLUB), Tom King & Mitch Gerads (SHERIFF OF BABYLON) and Shaun Simon (ART OPS). Now that these new series are starting to hit shelves, fans were treated to an intimate conversation with these talented writers and artists on what fans can expect from these series. In addition, new art from issue #1s, and never-before-seen covers were revealed, the crowd was awed by what is in store for them this Fall.
Vertigo fans were also treated to new information and encouraged to attend upcoming panels/fan events for Vertigo’s original graphic novel projects: GET JIRO: BLOOD & SUSHI, the sequel to the best-selling graphic novel from writer and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, and SANDMAN: OVERTURE DELUXE EDITION, the finale to the series written by dark fantasy icon and best-selling author Neil Gaiman.
SURVIVORS’ CLUB (Lauren Beukes, Dale Halvorsen, Ryan Kelly)
THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN (Gilbert Hernandez, Darwyn Cooke)
CLEAN ROOM (Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt)
ART OPS (Shaun Simon, Michael Allred)
UNFOLLOW (Rob Williams, Michael Dowling)
SLASH & BURN (Si Spencer, Max Dunbar, Ande Parks)
RED THORN (David Baillie, Meghan Hetrick)
JACKED (Eric Kripke, John Higgins)
LUCIFER (Holly Black, Lee Garbett)
SHERIFF OF BABYLON (Tom King, Mitch Gerads)
NEW ROMANCER (Peter Milligan, Brett Parson)
LAST GANG IN TOWN (Simon Oliver, Rufus Dayglo)
Vertigo, best known for its bold storytelling, will continue to push the boundaries of genre fiction – horror, fantasy, crime thriller, scifi – with this new Fall slate.