Sandman: Overture Wins Hugo! Get It & Other Signed Mind-Benders to Benefit CBLDF!

August 25, 2016
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CBLDF congratulates Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III, who received the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story for their work on Sandman: Overture! Neil is one of CBLDF’s champions, and you can join his support of our work by making a donation for a signed copy of Sandman: Overture, or one of his many other amazing books in the CBLDF Rewards Zone. If you’ve already got Neil’s complete works, we also have a wide range of signed books from other luminaries of the fantastic for you to choose from! Your contributions help CBLDF perform our important work!

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Neil Gaiman is the Advisory Board Co-Chair and a Board of Directors alumnus at CBLDF and has been a long-time supporter of our mission to preserve and protect the First Amendment. Gaiman is also the winner of previous Hugo Awards, as well as the Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards and the Newbery and Carnegie medals. Here’s a look at other signed Neil Gaiman books we are currently offering. Click on any of the images below to view the books in our online store!

Sandman Overture

Books of Magic

Complete Death

Midnight Days

If you’re looking to support CBLDF by acquiring some additional science fiction books, we also have some newly available signed books in stock!

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Nameless Hardcover Edition

Written by Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, The Invisibles) and illustrated by Chris Burnham (Batman Incorporated), Nameless is the story of the eponymous character, who is enlisted by desperate billionaires to save the planet from an incoming mythological asteroid. As the plot unfolds, we discover that the asteroid harbors a banished and vengeful god, hell-bent on the destruction of the universe. This deluxe hardcover edition contains 24 pages of bonus material and comes with a limited signed and  numbered bookplate signed by and featuring the art of Chris Burnham, limited to 200 pieces. A limited quantity is co-signed by author Grant Morrison.

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Flex Mentallo: Man of Muscle Mystery Deluxe Hardcover

If you haven’t read it yet, it’s time to get familiar with the Man of Muscle Mystery! This deluxe recolored hardcover collects the entire four-issue miniseries written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Frank Quitely (All-Star Superman, Batman and Robin). In this series, we follow the new adventures of Flex Mentallo, former Doom Patrol member turned investigator, looking into the shady dealings of his former teammate, The Fact, in order to rescue him.

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American Flagg Definitive Edition Volume One

This science fiction classic takes place in a dystopian America, year 2031. Reuben Flagg is an actor turned Plexus Ranger, a group tasked with enforcing the law on Earth while the government and large corporations rule remotely from the planet Mars. Flagg teams up with a talking cat and an idiotic robot in order to maintain some level of order on planet Earth. This first definitive volume collects issues #1-7 and comes signed by creator Howard Chaykin (Black Kiss, Satellite Sam). It also contains a nine-page prelude written and illustrated by Chaykin that was not released in the title’s original run.

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Invisible Republic TP Volume One

This volume collects the first five issues of the series and comes signed by creator Gabriel Hardman (Kinski, Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes)! This story follows reporter Croger Babb as he investigates the legendary and well-regarded soldier Arthur McBride. Babb discovers a journal kept by McBride’s cousin, Maia, which reveals well-kept secrets concerning the actual and violent nature of the hero’s exploits. As Babb descends deeper into his research, his career and his life are threatened.

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Paper Girls Volume One

This series is a throwback to the latchkey life of the 1980s, in which four young, self-reliant papergirls are forced to confront a science-fiction nightmare while on their morning routes. This softcover edition comes signed by either author Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y the Last Man) or artist Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman, Human Target)! Paper Girls won the 2016 Eisner Award for Best New Series, and Cliff Chiang received the Best Penciler/Inker award for his work on the series.

Support CBLDF by getting yourself a copy of one of these excellent signed science fiction books!