Looking back, Berger could see how the idea was very much in Shelley Bond’s and Vertigo’s interests. “The thing about Grimm Fairytales, the real fairytales, are that they are frick’n scary and bloody,” she said. “There is something domesticated about them nowadays… And I think most people today have their ideas of fairytales because of Disney.”
“You can count the comic book editors on one hand who are so influential to the medium and whose vision for their material is so strong that they really define a brand that gives the audience that kind of confidence. And one of them is here to my left, Karen Berger.”
On Wednesday morning, Telltale Games decided to give the comic book faithful a spinner rack’s worth of news regarding series’ based on Batman, The Walking Dead, and finally a return to Fables with The Wolf Among Us Season 2. Batman: The Telltale Series – The Enemy Within is a new five-part episodic game continuing on […]
Get your first look at August’s upcoming Vertigo releases!
Well that didn’t take too long. Bill Willingham’s beloved Fables series wrapped up last summer with issue #150, but the franchise is continuing at Vertigo with EVERAFTER: FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES, a new monthly book by writers Matthew Sturges and Dave Justus, with artwork by Travis Moore and covers by Tula Lotay – the […]
You know, maybe the narrative about Dark Horse losing the Star Wars license to Marvel wasn’t DH’s loss but Marvel’s gain: sales of Star Wars comics seem to be what’s propelling them to stay on top by a comfortable margin. But Secret Wars #4 was the #1 comics of the monht—the Fables wrap up in the trade […]
It seems fitting that Fables: The Wolf Among Us is Vertigo’s “first ever digital-first series” according to the publisher’s website. If you can parse that distinction, meaning Vertigo has never before released a comic series in digital format prior to it’s print debut, it makes a strange sort of sense that they chose this particular series to hold the title of first-ever first digital. Fables: The Wolf Among Us #1 is a comic series based on the popular Telltale video game series of the same name, which was itself based on the 14-time Eisner award winning series from creator Bill Willingham.
By David Nieves Today during DC’s “Download This!” panel new books were announced that will expand the publisher’s digital comics universe. Wonder Woman 77 will be written Marc Andreyko with cover art contributed by Nicola Scott. No story details or interior artist were mentioned, but the comic will debut as a six-part weekly series in December […]
As noted in my Baltimore Comic-Con report for Publishers Weekly, one of the programming highlights was a two hour “The LAst Fables Panel” which united Bill Willingham, Mark BUckingham, Steve Leialoha, Todd Klein, Andrew Pepoy, Barry Kitson and special guests for a last look at the beloved comic. Klein, the logo letterer, has a fine […]
by Matt O’Keefe It was a packed room at the show’s official panel for the comic for which the convention was named. Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Shelly Bond and company began the event giving out prizes to winners of the con scavenger hunt. The grand prize winners, a couple and their baby daughter, received first […]