Tag Archives: 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 …

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 …

A Comic Show – Harley Quinn For The Win and Saga Sex Explained

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 a big bunch of the best Image books. Also, …

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 …

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 …

Mark Buckingham Opens His Fables Exhibition At Orbital Comics By Guiding Us All Round It

Recorded last night at Orbital Comics. The exhibition runs well into November. Here are some close ups – but seeing the art in person is so much better.

The Wolf Among Us Gets Teaser Trailer

Telltale Games (by way of IGN) has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming game The Wolf Among Us. This new video game series is based on the Vertigo comic Fables by Bill Willingham and follows Bigby Wolf as he …

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 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 …

Cammy’s Covers – 100 Bullets To Occupy Comics

Cameron Hatheway writes; 100 Bullets: Brother Lono #1 by Dave Johnson ¡Ay, caramba! Such a delightfully pulpy cover by the Reverend Dave Johnson. While his covers are frequently featured here, it looks like he really took his time illustrating this cover in particular. Just look …

And Warner Bros.’ Next DC Comics Movie To Go Into Development Is… Fables

Now that Once Upon A Time has been a pretty big hit on TV the studio might have some work to do convincing the public that their movie isn’t just a knock-off.

When Mark Buckingham Helped Make Peter Gabriel’s Sledgehammer Video

So, I was in the pub last week. 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 …

Vertigo At The Bristol Comic Expo – An Unwritten Prequel Graphic Novel Has Been… Written

Kyle Rogers writes from the Bristol Comic Expo, happening this weekend. Panellists: Shelly Bond + Mark Buckingham Mark Buckingham met Karen Berger doing portfolio reviews at a con, and she offered him work a year later. His first DC work …

Pop Culture Hounding Bill Willingham On Elementals, Fables, Vertigo, Once Upon A Time And Chris Roberson

by Chris Thompson It’s a big episode this week, so don’t say we didn’t warn you … First up, Taylor & I take a look at Elephantmen #46 by Richard Starkings, Shaky Kane & friends. If you only buy one …

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…

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. …

The Walking Dead Makes The Angoulême Official Selection For 2013, As Well As Fables, Dockwood, Big Questions And Daytripper

The 40th Angoulême Festival has published its official selection of titles for the year, which form a shortlist for the Awards given out in the show in 2013. For the English-speaking comics industry, notable choices in the Official Selection includes …

Cammy’s Covers – From The Shadow To Hellblazer

Cameron Hatheway writes; The Shadow #8 (Variant) by Tim Bradstreet Remember that hilarious film of the same name a while back starring Alec Baldwin? Yeah, let’s forget about that movie and focus on this awesome cover instead! It reminds me …