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We Won The Culture War: Celebrating The Reach Of Fandom

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

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

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 &#8211 Harley Quinn For The Win and Saga Sex Explained

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 Willinghams Announcement On The End Of Fables

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 Hetricks Fairest Postponed At Least Six Months As The Comic Skips November

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

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

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

The Big Return Of Boy Blue

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 Fables comic... Bex Cook and Dan Oakley report from the DC[...]

Cammys Covers &#8211 100 Bullets To Occupy Comics

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 RuasIf I was surrounded by gigantic rats, I too would be clutching my teddy[...]

When Mark Buckingham Helped Make Peter Gabriels Sledgehammer Video

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

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[...]

Cammys Covers &#8211 From Avengers Arena to The Unwritten

Cammy's Covers – From Avengers Arena to The Unwritten

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding CoolFables #124 by Joao RuasI 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[...]