Carlo Rambaldi, special effects wizard, has passed at the age of 86. Discover he achievements, from an era before computers.
When the new 52 was launched, there was a little eyebrow-raising at the extent to which DC was raiding the Vertigo creator roster. The Trinity of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman were all staffed by writers of a Vertigo pedigree with Grant Morrison, Scott Snyder and Brian Azzarello. I’ll grant you Morrison does a little more superhero work (pun intended), but it was noticeable and a lot of people thought that Animal Man and Swamp Thing were really Vertigo books that just happened to play in the superhero world.