REVIEW: “Sandman: Overture” #1

(Vertigo Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

Written by: Neil Gaiman
Artwork by: J.H. Williams III
Color Artwork by: Dave Stewart
Lettering by: Todd Klein

Someone turned back the clocks too far this Day Light Savings Time, instead of one hour time has been turned back to the 90’s. That’s obvious because Sandman is still on the racks of our local comic shops and just as amazing as ever. Is this an episode of The Twilight Zone? Continue reading


‘Lost in the Longbox’ with Brad Gischia, Episode 16


Detective Comics #603
(DC Comics, 1989)

Writer – Alan Grant
Pencils – Norm Breyfogle
Inks – Steve Mitchell
Colors – Arienne Roy
Letters – Todd Klein

Greetings from the Wasteland!

Detective Comics, before the New 52 re-launch, was one of the two longest running comics series without renumbering.  With that longevity comes a mix of feelings.  Can a series stay fresh when looking at a 700-plus issue run? Continue reading