Swipe File: Fairest And Mnemovore From DC Vertigo

From last year's Fairest #17, cover by Adam Hughes, published last year by DC/Vertigo...And from Mnemovore #1 by Mike Huddlestone, published last decade by DC/Vertigo....In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox[...]

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[...]

Cammy's Covers – Fearless Defenders To Winter Soldier

Now to play ‘Marry, Fuck, Kill’ as they fight to the death.Fairest #16 by Adam HughesNot only do I love the use of warm and cool colors in this cover, but I absolutely love that explosion of sand from the horse’s hoof It feels like this duo escaped in the middle of the night, and[...]

Review: Fairest #11

Bringing Shawn McManus on board was a brilliant move, he's also given love to writers like Matt Sturges and Chris Roberson, and of course those gorgeous Hughes covers for Fairest And Fairest is what I wanted to talk to you about Specifically this most recent story arc written by veteran author (yet comics newb) Lauren[...]

Cammy's Covers – From Fairest to Willow

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding CoolFairest #10 by Adam HughesOh deer! So if you’re a regular reader of this column, you’ll know of my infatuation with these Adam Hughes Fairest covers They’re always featuring a beautiful scantily clad woman, which would be the homerun for a lot of people (more…)[...]

Cammy's Covers – Fairest To Hypernaturals

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool;Fairest #8 by Adam HughesFirst and foremost, I had to edit the ARROW banner from the top, because it just ruins the image had I included it Why do you hate beautiful covers, DC? It’s completely insulting to the artist to try and draw attention away from this beautiful[...]

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[...]

Friday Trending Topics: Chris Roberson And DC Comics

It's been an eventful week on this subject, Rich sums it up in today's top post: Earlier this week, Chris Roberson announced on Twitter that he was going to quit DC Comics as a writer on the conclusion of iZombie, and after the Fairest arc he’d committed to writing He cited concerns over the publisher’s morality[...]

Now DC Comics Fires Chris Roberson Off Fairest

"You can't quit, we fire you."Earlier this week, Chris Roberson announced on Twitter that he was going to quit DC Comics as a writer on the conclusion of iZombie, and after the Fairest arc he'd committed to writing He cited concerns over the publisher's morality.Suddenly he has now been told he won't be writing that[...]

Chris Roberson Quits DC Comics

Last night, science fiction author and comic book writer Chris Roberson tweeted; Having an afternoon cocktail to celebrate the end of my time at DC.Aside from the Fairest arc I already committed to doing, iZombie will be the last time I'll ever write for DC. And to fans who wanted him to work on DC projects. Sorry[...]

Bill Willingham On Sex, Death And Politics

Gavin Lees wrote for Bleeding Cool from ECCC;Bill Willingham is enjoying runaway success with his series, Fables, which has just recently debuted a new spin-off series, Fairest.  He is also something of an anomaly, being one of the few outspokenly conservative creators in the industry.  So, while talking to Willingham about his new project, I[...]

ECCC: The Vertigo New Blood Panels – And The End Of iZombie

And ythe book is not-so-loosely based on Eric Trautmann's brothers death in Iraq in 2005.Fairest with Bill Willingham: He insists that Fairest is not Fables Lite, or Fables Part Two, it's a vehicle for Willingham to take a closer look at some of the characters Willigham wants to focus on a smaller group of characters[...]

DC Vertigo Relaunch: Covers For Issue 2

And, from the DC blog, are the four second issue covers for April for Saucer Country, The New Deadwardians, Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child and Fairest.They aren't calling it a relaunch Because it isn't one But the decision to launch four new titles from DC Vertigo in March does give it a slightly[...]

DC To Support Vertigo Relaunch With Ordering Incentives And Variant Covers

It is unlikely a book like Animal Man would have caught on quite so quickly if there weren't plenty of copies for people to try when they read the rewards.In March, DC's mature readers imprint, Vertigo, is having a mini-relaunch of its own with four new series starting, Fairest, Saucer Country, The New Deadwardians and[...]

Bill Willingham, Phil Jimenez And Adam Hughes Launch Fables Spinoff, Fairest

Fables has grown into DC/Vertigo's largest franchise, spinning off into series upon series, with games and TV shows also in the offing.But now all those spin-off mini-series will appear as an ongoing series-of-mini-series called Fairest, announced at the Fables panel at San Diego Comic Con A consolidation if you will An attempt at increased brand[...]