First Look at Ryan Sook’s Cover for VERTIGO ESSENTIALS!

First Look at Ryan Sook’s Cover for VERTIGO ESSENTIALS!

By Pamela Mullin Horvath Thursday, August 1st, 2013

This Fall DC Entertainment will be publishing VERTIGO ESSENTIALS, reprints of the first issues of some Vertigo’s most celebrated titles beginning with THE SANDMAN #1 and V FOR VENDETTA #1 in October.

Published as flip books, these promotionally priced, oversized issues will feature two covers—one showcasing the comic series and the other spotlighting a stunning all-new image by artist Ryan Sook, debuting in the gallery above!

Set in the Sandman’s library, the incredible image was created by Sook as a compliment to the cover of the DC COMICS ESSENTIALS, featuring the Justice League reading graphic novels in the Batcave, and offers up an assortment of Easter Eggs for eagle eyed Vertigo fans including Lucifer’s key to Hell, hanging from the card catalog on the right, as well as the iconic pink grenade from issue #1 of the INVISIBLES sitting on the shelves. What else can you spot?

Each includes a VERTIGO ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC NOVEL guide which acts as the perfect gateway to explore the breadth and depth of Vertigo’s rich backlist of cutting edge stories.

Look for VERTIGO and DC COMICS ESSENTIALS in your local comic shop starting this October!