At San Diego Comic Con today DC Comic’s Vertigo Imprint and Neil Gaiman announced that Gaiman will be writing a new Sandman series detailing the events that lead to the original series. J.H. Williams III will be the first artist to work on this new series, an amazing choice. Anyone who has seen Williams work in Batwoman will agree.
I’m not going to front, I haven’t read a single issue of the original Sandman. I have read some of Neil Gaiman’s other works and loved them. So I’m excited to see this A-List talent return to a character and world that he so closely linked with. Below is the announcement video from Vertigo: