Vankin is a full-time professional (as far as it goes) writer whose work
has appeared in such allegedly reputable publications as The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Salon,
Weekly. He wrote the critically lauded and just generally wonderful DC/Vertigo Comics series Vertigo Pop! Tokyo and the also-very-lauded Vertigo Pop! Bangkok.
Vankin is perhaps best known for the cult classic books Conspiracies,
Cover-Ups and Crimes and 70
Greatest Conspiracies of All Timeas well as The Big Book of the '70s and The
Big Book of Scandal from DC Comics. If you have
not read them, read them. If you have not bought them, buy them.
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A NEW VANKIN/WHALEN BOOK!
It's official! Tremors rock the publishing world at the announcement of the first 100% new Jonathan Vankin-John Whalen book collaboration in eight freakin' years! Start saving your hard earned cash (or your ill gotten gains) NOW for Based on a True Story (But With More Car Crashes), coming in Fall, 2004 from Chicago Review Press.
SEE VANKIN! HEAR VANKIN!
Through the wonders of QuickTime technology, The Official Jonathan Vankin Web Site is proud -- no, more than proud, ecstatic -- to present a 90-second reel of snippets from a few Vankin TV appearances. He is sure you're all very impressed. Tune in by going to this page here
VERTIGO POP! TOKYO
CRITICS ARE RAVING!
The reviews are in! People who bother to write reviews of comic books are nuts for Vertigo Pop! Tokyo! Read these glowing notices for your bad self. The esteemed-and-respected-by-
dweebs-everywhere Ain't It Cool News reviews it here. Consult Comic Book Galaxy right here. Other reviews appear at X-Axis, The Fourth Rail, Savant and Sequential Tart.