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Absolute Vertigo comic books issue 1

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    Absolute Death HC (2020 DC/Vertigo) New Edition 1-1ST Absolute Death HC (2020 DC/Vertigo) New Edition 1-1ST


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    New Edition - 1st printing. Collects The Sandman (1989-1996 2nd Series) #8 and 20, Death: The High Cost of Living (1993) #1-3 and Death: The Time of Your Life (1996) #1-3, plus the Death Talks About Life (1994) AIDS pamphlet, stories from Vertigo: Winter's Edge (1998) #2 and The Sandman: Endless Nights GN (2003 DC/Vertigo).

    Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Mike Dringenberg, Mark Buckingham, Chris Bachalo, P. Craig Russell, Jeffrey Jones, Dave McKean, Colleen Doran, Malcolm Jones III, and Mark Pennington. Cover by Dave McKean.

    The tales of Morpheus' big sister, Death, are collected in this Absolute edition! In these stories, Death befriends a teenager and helps a 250-year-old homeless woman find her missing heart. Then, a rising star of the music world wrestles with revealing her true sexual orientation just as her lover is lured into the realm of Death.

    Includes the story "The Wheel" from the 9/11 tribute book and art from the DEATH GALLERY!

    Hardcover (with slipcase), 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 360 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1
    Absolute Vertigo (1995) 1
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    • Witnessed Sig: Garth Ennis on 10/19/2019 Direct Edition.
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    Preview book; "The Eaters" by Peter Milligan (script) & Dean Ormston (art); "Jonah Hex: Riders of the Worm and Such" byJoe R. Lansdale, Tim (Timothy) Truman, & Sam Glanzman; "Preacher" (1st app) by Garth Ennis (script) & Steve Dillon (art); "Ghostdancing" by Jamie Delano (script) & Richard Case (art); Absolute Vertigo Artist Jam featuring Steve Dillon, Sam Glanzman, Sean Phillips, Richard Case, Phil Winslade, Dean Ormston, Duncan Fegredo, & Tim Truman; "Hellblazer" # 89 by Paul Jenkins (script) & Sean Phillips (art); "Goddess" by Garth Ennis (script) & Phil Winslade (art); and an all-new Invisibles short story featuring King Mob in "Hexy" by Grant Morrison (script) & Duncan Fegredo (art); Cover price $0.99.

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    Absolute Sandman HC (2006-2011 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Sandman (1989-1996 2nd Series) #1-20.

    Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III, Chris Bachalo, Michael Zulli, Steve Parkhouse, Kelley Jones, Charles Vess and Colleen Doran. Cover by Dave McKean.

    THE SANDMAN, written by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman, was the most acclaimed comic book title of the 1990s. A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, THE SANDMAN is also widely considered one of the most original and artistically ambitious series of the modern age. By the time it concluded in 1996, it had made significant contributions to the artistic maturity of comic books and become a pop culture phenomenon in its own right. Now, DC Comics is proud to present this comics classic in an all-new Absolute Edition format.

    The first of four beautifully designed slipcased volumes, THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 1 collects issues 1-20 of THE SANDMAN and features completely new coloring, approved by the author on the first 18 issues, as well as a host of never-before-seen extra material including the complete original Sandman proposal, a gallery of character designs from Gaiman and the artists who originated the look of the Sandman, and the original script for the World Fantasy Award-winning THE SANDMAN 19, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' together with reproductions of the issue's original pencils by Charles Vess. Also included are a new introduction by DC President & Publisher Paul Levitz and an afterword by Gaiman.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 612 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Absolute Sandman HC (2006-2011 DC/Vertigo) 1-REP

    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. Collects Sandman (1989-1996 2nd Series) #1-20.

    Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III, Chris Bachalo, Michael Zulli, Steve Parkhouse, Kelley Jones, Charles Vess and Colleen Doran. Cover by Dave McKean.

    THE SANDMAN, written by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman, was the most acclaimed comic book title of the 1990s. A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, THE SANDMAN is also widely considered one of the most original and artistically ambitious series of the modern age. By the time it concluded in 1996, it had made significant contributions to the artistic maturity of comic books and become a pop culture phenomenon in its own right. Now, DC Comics is proud to present this comics classic in an all-new Absolute Edition format.

    The first of four beautifully designed slipcased volumes, THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 1 collects issues 1-20 of THE SANDMAN and features completely new coloring, approved by the author on the first 18 issues, as well as a host of never-before-seen extra material including the complete original Sandman proposal, a gallery of character designs from Gaiman and the artists who originated the look of the Sandman, and the original script for the World Fantasy Award-winning THE SANDMAN 19, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' together with reproductions of the issue's original pencils by Charles Vess. Also included are a new introduction by DC President & Publisher Paul Levitz and an afterword by Gaiman.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 612 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Transmetropolitan HC (2015-2018 DC/Vertigo) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Transmetropolitan (1997-2002) #1-21.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos. Cover by Geof Darrow.

    Collecting the first 21 issues of Warren Ellis's dystopian masterpiece! After years of self-imposed exile, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 21st century surroundings.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 512 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $125.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Absolute Transmetropolitan HC (2015-2018 DC/Vertigo) 1st Edition 1-REP

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    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. Collects Transmetropolitan (1997-2002) #1-21.

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos. Cover by Geof Darrow.

    Collecting the first 21 issues of Warren Ellis's dystopian masterpiece! After years of self-imposed exile, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. Working as an investigative reporter for the newspaper The Word, Spider attacks the injustices of his surreal 21st century surroundings.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 512 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    Cover price $125.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Daytripper HC (2020 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST Absolute Daytripper HC (2020 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST


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    1st printing. Collects Daytripper (2009 DC/Vertigo) #1-10.

    Story and art by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon.

    The Eisner Award-winning Vertigo mini-series is back in a new, Absolute edition! What are the most important days of your life? Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá answer that question in the critical and commercial hit series that took the industry by storm, winning praise from such comics veterans as Terry Moore, Craig Thompson and Jeff Smith. Follow aspiring writer Brás de Oliva Domingos as each chapter of DAYTRIPPER peers in at a completely different moment in his life. Moon and Bá tell a beautifully lyrical tale chronicling Domingos' entire existence-from his loves to his deaths and all the possibilities in between.

    Collects the entire 10-issue miniseries!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 304 pages, full color. MATURE READERS

    Cover price $99.99.

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    Absolute Death HC (2009 DC/Vertigo) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - 1st printing.

    Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Mark Buckingham, Chris Bachalo, Jeffrey Jones, Dave McKean and Mark Pennington. Cover by Dave McKean.

    From the pages of Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN comes the young, pale, perky, fan-favorite character Death in a new Absolute Edition collecting her solo adventures! Featuring the miniseries DEATH: THE HIGH COST OF LIVING #1-3 in which Death befriends a teenager and helps a 250-year old homeless woman find her missing heart. Also included is the DEATH: THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE 3-issue miniseries featuring the story of a rising star in the music world wrestling with revealing her true sexual orientation just as her lover is lured into Death's imminent realm. And enjoy a plethora of extras including the DEATH TALKS ABOUT LIFE AIDS pamphlet, stories from VERTIGO: WINTER'S EDGE #2 and THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS, the short story "The Wheel" from the 9-11 tribute book, SANDMAN #8 and #20 and extras from the DEATH GALLERY one-shot along with an intro from Amanda Palmer, the lead singer of the hit musical group The Dresden Dolls! It's all combined right here for the first time in one volume. This Absolute Edition slipcased hardcover is also the perfect companion for THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN and ideal for fans of Gaiman's sprawling, intimate comics work!

    Hardcover (with slipcase), 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 360 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    NOTE: "The landmark comic-book series that actually made Death seem...cool." - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY on THE SANDMAN

    Cover price $99.99.

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    Absolute Preacher HC (2016-2018 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST Absolute Preacher HC (2016-2018 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Preacher (1995-2000) #1-26. Written by Garth Ennis. Art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Glenn Fabry. Merging with a bizarre force called Genesis, preacher Jesse Custer possesses the power of "The Word," an ability to make people do whatever he utters! Joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and hard-drinking vampire Cassidy, Custer begins a violent and riotous journey across the country to find God. Hardcover (with Slipcase), 738 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $150.00.

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    Absolute Sandman Overture HC (2018 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST Absolute Sandman Overture HC (2018 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST


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    1st printing. Collects Sandman Overture (2013) #1-6.

    Written by Neil Gaiman. Art and cover by J. H. Williams.

    Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in DC's Absolute Edition format! From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE features cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as the Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny. This volume collects THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1-6 in its entirety together with a special presentation of the whole story's original, uncolored art by J.H. Williams III, plus bonus material and a new cover by Williams!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9 1/2-in.x 13-in., 416 pages, full color. Cover price $125.00.

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    Absolute Swamp Thing HC (2019 DC/Vertigo) By Alan Moore 1-1ST Absolute Swamp Thing HC (2019 DC/Vertigo) By Alan Moore 1-1ST




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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects [Saga of the] Swamp Thing (1982-1996 2nd Series) #20-34 and Swamp Thing (1982-1996 2nd Series) Annual #2.

    Written by Alan Moore. Art by Dan Day, John Totleben, Stephen R. Bissette, Rich Veitch, Shawn McManus, Alfredo Alcala, and Ron Randall. Cover by Stephen R. Bissette and John Totleben.

    Alan Moore's legendary run of Swamp Thing tales is collected in Absolute format at last, completely recolored for this new edition! This first of three volumes includes Moore's first Swamp Thing story, issue #20's "Loose Ends," a prelude to his haunting origin story, "The Anatomy Lesson," which reshapes Swamp Thing's mythology with terrifying revelations.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 448 pages, full color.

    Cover price $99.99.

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    Absolute V for Vendetta HC (2009 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects V for Vendetta (1988) #1-10.

    Written by Alan Moore. Art and cover by David Lloyd.

    DC Comics is pleased to announce that this acclaimed title by Alan Moore and David Lloyd will be expanded by an additional 100 pages at no additional cost. This new material includes all of David Lloyd's silent art pages from the original comic book series, which were not included in the collected editions and have not been seen since the series' original publication by DC Comics in 1988-1989. In addition, an expanded version of the sketchbook section from the hardcover will be included, as well as all of the back cover art from the original issues. Alan Moore and David Lloyd's powerful epic about loss of freedom and individuality gets the Absolute treatment for the first time in this new, oversized slipcase edition! Taking place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet, V FOR VENDETTA was the inspiration for the hit 2005 movie starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving. This amazing graphic novel spotlights a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask and his young protégé as they fight political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts. It's a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil and details a world where political and personal freedoms are non-existent. This new edition features the improved production values and coloring from the 2005 hardcover in larger format for optimum enjoyment of the stunning art and story that the Portland Mercury called, "Perhaps Moore's most powerful work."

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 296 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $99.99.

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    Absolute Y the Last Man HC (2015 DC/Vertigo) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Y the Last Man (2002-2008) #1-20.

    Written by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by Pia Guerra. Cover by J. G. Jones.

    This is the saga of Yorick Brown, the only survivor of a plague that kills every mammal with a Y chromosome. Accompanied by his pet monkey, Ampersand, a mysterious government agent and a brilliant young geneticist, Yorick travels the world in search of his lost love and the answer to why he's the last man on earth.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9-in, x 12-in., 512 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $125.00.