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Neil Gaiman Is Reviving The Sandman

NEW YORK - JUNE 01:  Author Neil Gaiman attends the celebration for the world premiere of the musical, "Coraline" at Telsey + Company Studios on June 1, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Neil Gaiman

Geek lord Neil Gaiman is getting back to his comic-book roots with a return to The Sandman, he announced at Comic-Con yesterday. The new Sandman content will be a prequel miniseries that should come out in 2013, but DC has not announced a specific date or title just yet. By far the most extraordinary facet of this whole story is that actual comic-book news still comes out of Comic-Con.

Photo: Neilson Barnard/2009 Getty Images