Today Vertigo announced the incredible artists who will be bringing the Sandman Universe to life! Bilquis Evely, Dominike “Domo” Stanton, Max Fiumara, Sebastian Fiumara and Tom Fowler will join the imprint as series artists for the recently announced Neil Gaiman-curated line of books. The Sandman Universe will kick off with the oversize special THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1, followed by THE DREAMING and HOUSE OF WHISPERS in September, then LUCIFER and BOOKS OF MAGIC in October.

Here are the creative teams behind these new series:

  • THE DREAMING—written by Si Spurrier with art by Bilquis Evely
  • HOUSE OF WHISPERS—written by Nalo Hopkinson with art by Dominike “Domo” Stanton
  • LUCIFER—written by Dan Watters with art by Max Fiumara and Sebastian Fiumara
  • BOOKS OF MAGIC—written by Kat Howard with art by Tom Fowler

All writers and artists will collaborate on THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1, available August 8, 2018. Fans can check out artwork from all four artists, with colors by Mat Lopes, in the gallery below.


About Bilquis Evely:
BILQUIS EVELY is an artist based in Brazil who debuted in comics with Dynamite’s Doc Savage and Shaft. Her latest works include SUGAR & SPIKE, 2016 BATMAN ANNUAL #1, WONDER WOMAN and Lazarus X+66 (published by Image). Evely works with traditional media and brush, with her backgrounds and references based on the classics. 

About Dominike “Domo” Stanton:
DOMINIKE “DOMO” STANTON is a recent graduate of DC Comics’ Artists Workshop. His published work includes DC SHOWCASE, Starbrand & Nightmask, Moon Girl and Devil DinosaurThe Big Con Job and Darryl Makes Comics’ DMC.

About Max & Sebastian Fiumara:
MAX FIUMARA and SEBASTIAN FIUMARA are brothers and artists from Argentina. The two often collaborate on projects including Dark Horse’s Abe Sapien. Individually, Max’s work includes The Amazing Spider-Man and most recently the Black Hammer spinoff series Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows. Sebastian’s work includes Loki and ALL-STAR BATMAN.

About Tom Fowler:
TOM FOWLER is a cartoonist and illustrator who has worked in comics, advertising, film and game design. His best-known comics include the MAD Magazine feature “Monroe,” Venom, Hulk Season One, Quantum & Woody, Rick and Morty and the critically acclaimed Mysterius the Unfathomable. He currently is an inker for DC’s Young Animal’s DOOM PATROL.