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Netflix Has Opened Its Checkbook to Create an Incredibly Expensive Sandman Series

Sleep with one eye open.

Soon the religious right will have something else to complain about as it has been confirmed that Netflix is going to be adapting the literal juggernaut that is The Sandman comic series, which were written by Neil Gaiman under DC Comics and then Vertigo Comics

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Things We Saw Today: Vertigo Comics Is Officially No More

What's your favorite Vertigo book or memory?

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Tiffany Haddish & Melissa McCarthy to Star in a Film Adaptation of the Gritty Gangster Comic The Kitchen

The Kitchen is a 2014 series from Ollie Masters, illustrated by Ming Doyle and Becky Cloonan. It centers around three women in 1970s Hell's Kitchen, whose husbands are leaders of the Irish mob. When the men are arrested, their wives, Kath, Angie, and Raven, take over the business. Let's just say, they take to it fast.

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Everafter: From the Pages of Fables Brings the Fables Universe Back to Vertigo

Now with 100% more spies!

If you were a fan of Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham’s fairy tale comic series Fables and were sorry to see it end a year ago, there's some good news! There will be more stories from the Fables universe coming from Vertigo Comics!

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Watchmen Co-Creator Dave Gibbons Says He Was Never Contacted About DC’s Rebirth

If you've read DC Universe: Rebirth #1, you know that elements of Vertigo's Watchmen have been incorporated into the main DC Universe, including the full-on intro of Dr. Manhattan into the world. However, Watchmen's creators were apparently never contacted about their characters' inclusion in the new DC status quo.

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DC “Restructures” Vertigo Imprint and Lets Go Longtime Editor Shelly Bond

It's the end of an era at DC Comics. The company has decided to "restructure" their Vertigo imprint, and in doing so have let go one of their most valuable assets, Vertigo's Executive Editor, Shelly Bond.

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AMC Preacher Featurette Confirms Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Are Huge Nerds

Lest there were any doubt that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who are Executive Producers on AMC's upcoming Preacher series, were huge, giddy geeks, allow this short behind-the-scenes featurette to dispel that doubt. Check it out after the jump!

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Leaves Sandman Project Over Creative Differences

The actor announced the news on his Facebook page yesterday.

The film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman, which has been in the making for at least two years already, is now down a director and star in Joseph Gordon-Levitt--who announced via his Facebook page that he would be departing from the project.

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Pull Wisely: Sunstone, Worst X-Man Ever, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and More!

Hey there, comics fans! Welcome to this week's Pull Wisely! This week we’re featuring picks from the TMS Pull Wisely team Maddy Myers, Jessica Lachenal, and yours truly, Teresa Jusino. Not only are there some great single issues out this week, but it's also a great week for collections and trades. Without further ado, here are our top comic picks of the week!

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Get Into Some New Comics Today With ComiXology’s Huge Cyber Monday Sale

Picking a jumping-on point for comics can be confusing enough, and then there's the task of actually buying those books. Today, ComiXology is here to help you with the second part of that equation with Cyber Monday sales an all DC and Vertigo comics and more!

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All-New All-Different Pull Wisely: Cognetic #1

Welcome to the latest episode of our Pull Wisely, now featuring solo video reviews by staffers here at The Mary Sue. This week, I'm on camera with a quick review of a gory and dramatic apocalypse tale: Cogentic #1, written by James Tynian IV, illustrated by Eryk Donovan, and published by BOOM! Studios.

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NYCC 2015: Gilbert Hernandez and Darwyn Cooke Talk Vertigo’s The Twilight Children

Gilbert Hernandez (Love & Rockets) and Darwyn Cooke (The New Frontier) are two of the comics industry's heaviest hitters. Now, they've joined forces for a unique limited series for Vertigo Comics called The Twilight Children.

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All-New All-Different Pull Wisely: Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual #1

Welcome to the new Pull Wisely, TMS' new video comic review series! Join the illustrious Jessica Lachenal and me as we go in-depth into a new comic. We’ll be offering reviews, critiques, and all sorts of thinks and feels about a brand new issue every single week… when we’re not making dumb jokes and puns about it. You know how things go around here at The Mary Sue.

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Tom Hardy to Produce and Star in Vertigo’s 100 Bullets for New Line

Does this mean there'll be 99 sequels?

Fans of the Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso comic 100 Bullets (Vertigo) have reason to be pumped! New Line is going to be doing a film adaptation of the crime comic, and Mad Max: Fury Road's Tom Hardy is producing with an eye on starring in the film.

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Pull Wisely: The Mary Sue’s Weekly Comic Counsel and Chat

It’s time for Pull Wisely (why yes, that is an Indiana Jones reference), where we give you short snippets of which comics we’re looking forward to each week—and then ask for your recommendations in the comments. And because we like giving you info in a way that’s pleasing to you, you’ve got the video up top, our Top 10 written out below, or you can earn extra credit by checking out both. The possibilities are endless.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why Sandman Is a Movie, Guillermo del Toro Rumored to Be off Justice League Dark

If you were holding out hope for Guillermo del Toro to work with DC Comics superheroes, I've got some bad news for you. But Joseph Gordon-Levitt is here to make you feel better by describing an "absolutely mind-blowingly awesome" Sandman movie.

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Mad Max Comic Co-Creator Thinks We Need Captivity Spelled Out For Us… With Rape Scenes.

"Without it, the story could be viewed merely as a bunch of young spoilt girls..." - Mark Sexton

Not long ago, The Mary Sue reposted a thorough piece of criticism by writer, Ana Mardoll, of the long-awaited, highly-anticipated Mad Max: Fury Road Furiosa comic from Vertigo. She and I, like many others, rushed out to buy it the second we saw something with Furiosa on the cover, and many of us now wish we would've waited for Mardoll's review first.

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Witness Furiosa With the Mad Max: Fury Road Miniseries: Furiosa

What a lovely day.

Just in case you had some questions about Furiosa or any of the myriad throwaway references in Mad Max: Fury Road, Vertigo is here to satisfy you with a comic miniseries based on the Imperator herself.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Fables: The Wolf Among Us Chapter 23

Vertigo Comics' digital first series Fables: The Wolf Among Us has a new chapter available for download tomorrow and we've got a sneak peak!

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On Brains And Surviving: iZombie As An Allegory For Surviving Sexual Assault

Take all things explicitly zombie out of the formula, and you realize that Liv Moore's story is the same story thousands of women experience every year. Liv is a coded survivor of sexual assault.

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