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Fables

Author: Bill Willingham
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, ©2002-<©2015>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Exiled from their homelands by an evil adversary, various fairy tale and folklore characters, referred to as "Fables", are forced to live in a clandestine community in New York City known as Fabletown. Those unable to blend in with human society (such as monsters and anthropomorphic animals) live at "The Farm" in upstate New York.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comics (Graphic works)
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Willingham, Bill.
Fables : legends in exile.
New York : DC Comics, ©2002
(OCoLC)603673516
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Willingham
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OCLC Number: 51701873
Notes: Statements of responsibility vary for individual vols.
"Suggested for mature readers"--Page 4 of cover.
Originally published in single magazine form as Fables 1-<149> and Fables: the last castle.
Awards: Eisner Award for Best New Series, 2003.
Eisner Award for Best Serialized Story, 2003, 2005, 2006.
Eisner Award for Best Anthology, 2007.
Eisner Award for Best Short Story, 2007.
Eisner Award for Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team, 2007.
Eisner Award for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (Interior), 2007.
Eisner Award for Best Cover Artist, 2004-2009.
Eisner Award for Best Writer, 2009.
Eisner Award for Best Lettering, 2003-2008, 2011.
Description: volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. Legends in exile (#1-5) --
v. 2. Animal farm (#6-10) --
v. 3. Storybook love (#11-18) --
v. 4. March of the wooden soldiers (#19-21) --
v. 5. The mean seasons (#22, 28-33) --
v. 6. Homelands (#34-41) --
v. 7. Arabian nights (and days) (#42-47) --
v. 8. Wolves (#48-51) --
v. 9. Sons of empire (#52-59) --
v. 10. The good prince (#60-69) --
v. 11. War and pieces (#70-75) --
v. 12. The dark ages (#76-82) --
v. 13. The great Fables crossover (#83-85, Jack of Fables #33-35, The Literals #1-3) --
v. 14. Witches (#86-93) --
v. 15. Rose Red (#94-100) --
v. 16. Super team (#101-107) --
v. 17. Inherit the wind (#108-113) --
v. 18. Cubs in toyland (#114-123) --
v. 19. Snow White (#125-129) --
v. 20. Camelot (#131-133, 135-137) --
v. 21. Happily ever after (#141-149) --
v. 22. Farewell
Responsibility: Bill Willingham, writer ; Lan Medina, penciller ; Steve Leialoha, Craig Hamilton, inkers ; Sherilyn van Valkenburgh, colorist ; Todd Klein, letterer.

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