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Fables #150 Will Be Fables Volume 22 – And The Sandman Gallery Begins
The final issue of the Fables series by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham will be big really big. How big? It will be an entire series in and of itself. Because, announced at the DC Comics retailer meetings yesterday in Burbank, Fables #150 will also be Fables Volume 22 of the trade paperback collection line. One issue, taking up[...]
Ch-Ch-Changes – From Grayson To Fables
Expect future issues to follow suit. Batman Eternal #42 solicited with art by Joe Quinones, actually by Jed Dougherty, Goran Sudzuka and Roger Robinson. Green Lantern: New Guardians #38 was solicited by Diogenes Neves and Marc Deering, but were joined by Ronan Cliquet. Justice League #38's 1:25 Variant cover solicited by Francis Manapul, was actually by Andrew Robinson. Fables #148's back up story was solicited by Terry Moore, backup by[...]
Talking Comics – Discussing This Week's Upcoming Titles From Batman And Robin To Fade Out, Multiversity, The Strain And More
Marvel, Fables and more! Don't forget the Question of the Week! We're looking for a revival and want to know what you think of that! Time stamps for this episode: 02:57 Batman and Robin #34 03:33 Wolverine Annual #1 04:59 Supergirl #34 05:38 Original Sins #5 06:20 Nova #20 06:39 Daredevil #7 12:47 Fade Out #1 14:08 Multiversity #1 17:14 Dark Horse Presents #1 18:08 The Strain:[...]
We Won The Culture War: Celebrating The Reach Of Fandom
 I really do believe the most interesting ideas are coming from comics right now.  I don't think its coincidence that Once Upon A Time and Grimm are post Bill Willingham's Fables.  It's just another example of how Hollywood believes there's money in our media, and they wouldn't be making these shows if they didn't think there was money to[...]
ECCC '14: Bill Willingham on the End of Fables
Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool: Fables has been the landmark achievement of Bill Willingham's career.  For over a decade, he has reshaped fairy tale characters into an allegory of the modern world, and conjured some incredibly memorable and thought-provoking storylines along the way.  It's no surprise that the series has garnered countless awards, and adulation[...]
ECCC '14: Mark Buckingham on the End of Fables
Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool:  For the last twelve years, Mark Buckingham has been the definitive artist on Vertigo's Fables series.  Although not the series' first artist, he has made the world and its characters as much his as Bill Willingham's.  Following some announcements at the West Coast Fables Panel at Emerald City Comicon, I[...]
A Comic Show – Harley Quinn For The Win and Saga Sex Explained
Yeah, I'm sure that's the theme Remender is pushing. And Merry Christmas Fables fans, volume 19 is here just in time to make your yuletide gay! [youtube]http://youtu.be/llYAuueSh9k[/youtube] Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida writes: Hey Fandom! I'm back with a batch of New Comics Now! This week we have a couple DC and Marvels and[...]
Mark Buckingham Replies To Bill Willingham's Announcement On The End Of Fables
Bill Willingham has issued the following statement on his website. Fables Comes to an End With Issue 150. After more than ten years of publication, and hundreds of issues of Fables, and various Fables-related works, I have decided the time has come to begin the process of bringing our sweeping story to a close And, along the way,[...]
Meghan Hetrick's Fairest Postponed At Least Six Months As The Comic Skips November
"A special one-off story written by Bill Willingham and featuring the return of fan-favorite gun-toting maniac Goldilocks Illustrated by exciting newcomer Meghan Hetrick-Murante!" The story originally scheduled to appear in Fairest #21, written by Bill Willingham and illustrated by Meghan Hetrick (pictured), has been postponed by at least six months. Instead, Fairest #21, instead of the description[...]
The Wolf Among Us Gets Teaser Trailer
This new video game series is based on the Vertigo comic Fables by Bill Willingham and follows Bigby Wolf as he investigates a murder Other characters from the series appearing in the game are Snow White, Ichabod Crane, Mr Toad and one of the Three Little Pigs. The game will be released for the PC, Xbox[...]
Vertigo Defy Panel Recap
Bex Cook and Dan Oakley write for Bleeding Cool with photos by Joseph Kyle Schmidt: The Vertigo panel this year was packed with details of current and upcoming releases, a large parts of which was taken up with Fables content, the comic not having its own panel this year and it's creator Bill Willingham being absent[...]
The Big Return Of Boy Blue
Bex Cook and Dan Oakley report from the DC Vertigo panel… A full report to follow but just for now, the cover of Fables #134 shows Bigby Wolf and Boy Blue Apparently thus is not a dream sequence or anything like that, and does suggest the heralding of the return of Boy Blue to the[...]
Cammy's Covers – 100 Bullets To Occupy Comics
The evil eyes up top surveying the scene add a nice sinister touch to the overall theme of distress, with all Avengers present ready for action. Lots of warm colors, both muted and bold. Great stuff from Joe Quinones.   Fables #130 by Joao Ruas If I was surrounded by gigantic rats, I too would be clutching my teddy[...]
When Mark Buckingham Helped Make Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer Video
So was Mark Buckingham, artist on Fables And he told me something I'd never known before That, at the age of 19, he worked at Aardman Animations As a tea boy and general assistant, but also as Peter Gabriel's stunt double on the sensational Sledgehammer video This one. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJWJE0x7T4Q[/youtube] Mark would sit in Gabriel's place while they[...]
The Value Of Sending An Actual Letter To A Comic Book Company
Redditor Ariel writes; Sent a letter to the staff at fables they sent me one of the best gifts I've ever gotten. Cue everyone hitting the pen and paper and looking up actual street addresses… Redditor Ariel writes; Sent a letter to the staff at fables they sent me one of the best gifts I've ever gotten. Cue everyone[...]
Cammy's Covers – From Avengers Arena to The Unwritten
Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool Fables #124 by Joao Ruas I must say, Sir Bufkin looks rather dashing on this cover His face shows years of battle, while his greatness radiates behind him like the most epic halo imaginable Who would have thought that this little blue flying monkey would one day be one of the[...]
Cammy's Covers – From The Shadow To Hellblazer
Or Michael Fassbender. Fables #123 by Joao Ruas I don't know why, but I feel like I've seen these kinds of faces before in another medium Pan's Labyrinth maybe? Anyway, the smooth and marble-like texture in their faces makes me feel chilly just looking at them Then looking into their dark eyes makes me feel somewhat[...]
Fables To Appear In Unwritten
Mike Greear writes for Bleeding Cool from NYCC at the Vertigo panel According to Bill Willingham, issue 50 of the Mike Carey-penned series, "The Unwritten," will begin an event that sees characters from "Fables" come over into Carey's book Willingham said that this is not a crossover, as it happens entirely in "The Unwritten", a book[...]
Last Week's Comics In Nineteen Panels
Truly an evil guy. BIG BAD WHITE QUEEN FABLES #121 marks the merciful end of the CUBS IN TOYLAND storyline, the most depressing and cruel saga in the book's history Thankfully this issue manages to find the light of redemption after the truly horrific events that have forever transformed cute, vain, spoiled little Therese into the adult[...]
Review: Fairest #7
Louis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool; The most recent Fables spinoff, Fairest, has been until now a somewhat insular affair It's not that it hasn't been good, not at all From the Adam Hughes covers to the Phil Jiminez pencils in the first story arc, not to mention Willingham's always interesting, fun scripts, it's definitely been[...]