Vertigo Winter's Edge (1998) #1
A holiday special featuring an all-new story of Desire of the Endless written by Neil Gaiman, with art by John Bolton. House of Secrets' Rain hosts this first-ever Vertigo holiday anthology, featuring winter tales of some of the line's most popular characters, as well as previews of new upcoming titles: the adventures of The Minx, a new monthly where sex, politics, religion and monkey gods abound by Vertigo mainstays Peter Milligan and Sean Phillips; and Nevada, a spicy, cosmic mystery about a Vegas showgirl, a scene-stealing ostrich and a highly creative vivisectionist, by legendary writer Steve Gerber and artists Phil Winslade and Steve Leialoha. Other stories range from seasonal satire to holiday horror, starring Hellblazer's John Constantine, written by Paul Jenkins with art by THB's Paul Pope
The Books of Magic's Tim Hunter by John Ney Rieber and artist Steve Parkhouse, The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, with art by Philip Bond and Glyn Dillon, The Dreaming's Cain and Abel, written by Peter Hogan and Caitlin R. Kiernan with art by Girl's Duncan Fegredo; and Sandman Mystery Theatre's Golden Age Sandman, written by Matt Wagner and Steven T. Seagle, with art by John K. Snyder, and a House of Secrets story (and framing device for the special) by creators Steven T. Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen. Plus, a Preacher interview with Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. Painted wraparound cover by Brian Bolland.
Mature Readers. FC, 96 pg. Rebax Format. Cover price $7.95.