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ISBN13: 9781563899423
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Awards

YALSA: 2004 annual recommended list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

·Willingham, Bill. Animal Farm (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

·Willingham, Bill. Legends in Exile (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

YALSA: 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

·Willingham, Bill, Todd Klein, and others. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall. 2006. DC Comics/ Vertigo

As of 2008, Fables has won twelve Eisner Awards.

·Best New Series in 2003

·Best Serialized Story in 2003, 2005 and 2006 (Legends In Exile, March of the Wooden Soldiers and Homelands)

·Best Anthology in 2007 (Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

·Best Short Story in 2007 (A Frogs Eye View, by Bill Willingham and James Jean, in Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

Hugo Award Nomination 2009:

·Fables: War and Pieces was nominated for the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story

Synopses & Reviews

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When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among the normal citizens of modern-day New York, these magical characters have created their own peaceful and secret society within an exclusive luxury apartment building called Fabletown. But when Snow White's party-girl sister, Rose Red, is apparently murdered, it is up to Fabletown's sheriff, a reformed and pardoned Big Bad Wolf, to determine if the killer is Bluebeard, Rose's ex-lover and notorious wife killer, or Jack, her current live-in boyfriend and former beanstalk-climber.

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Synopsis:

When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among the normal citizens of modern-day New York, these magical characters have created their own peaceful and secret society within an exclusive luxury apartment building called Fabletown. But when Snow White's party-girl sister, Rose Red, is apparently murdered, it is up to Fabletown's sheriff, a reformed and pardoned Big Bad Wolf, to determine if the killer is Bluebeard, Rose's ex-lover and notorious wife killer, or Jack, her current live-in boyfriend and former beanstalk-climber.

AWARDS:

YALSA: 2004 annual recommended list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

·Willingham, Bill. Animal Farm (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

·Willingham, Bill. Legends in Exile (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

YALSA: 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

·Willingham, Bill, Todd Klein, and others. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall. 2006. DC Comics/ Vertigo

As of 2008, Fables has won twelve Eisner Awards.

·Best New Series in 2003

·Best Serialized Story in 2003, 2005 and 2006 (Legends In Exile, March of the Wooden Soldiers and Homelands)

·Best Anthology in 2007 (Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

·Best Short Story in 2007 (A Frog’s Eye View, by Bill Willingham and James Jean, in Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

Hugo Award Nomination 2009:

·Fables: War and Pieces was nominated for the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story

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Lea Anna, January 7, 2012 (view all comments by Lea Anna)
This is a fantastic series. The way Willingham has spun these well-known characters is always surprising. This particular volume isn't my favorite of the series as it was just getting its footing, but it evolves into an amazing story. Highly recommended!
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Melinda Spencer, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by Melinda Spencer)
This is a fantastic and creative graphic novel series. This is one of those thing where if I find out a friend has not read Fables, I lend them all of the books I have. I highly recommend.
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Jim Howard, January 1, 2011 (view all comments by Jim Howard)
This is a very creative spin on the world of fairy tales. Bill, starts the tales of many of our favorite story characters, Snow White, The Big Bad Wolf and more, and sets them into modern life situations and tribulations. This is the first of a series of 13 Adult Graphic Novels, and continues to keep your attention thoughout the series. There is even a big surprise half way though as one our our favorite fairy tails becomes a evil dictator of a deadly army. Art work is excellent and it's a beautiful publication.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781563899423
Illustrator:
Medina, Lan
Illustrator:
Leialoha, Steve
Illustrator:
Medina, LAN
Illustrator:
Leialoha, Steve
Author:
Medina, LAN
Author:
Willingham, Bill
Author:
Bill
Author:
D C Comics
Author:
Jean, James
Author:
Willingham
Illustrator:
Hamilton, Craig
Publisher:
Vertigo
Location:
New York
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Mystery
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Crime & Mystery
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
graphic novel;fantasy;comics;fairy tales;fiction;fables;comic;vertigo;urban fantasy;mystery;folklore;fairy tale;comic book;mythology;new york;comic books;snow white;retelling;dc comics;new york city;magic;murder;graphic;bill willingham;rose red;modern fan
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised and
Series:
Fables
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20021201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
12.25 x 9 x 7 in 13.26 lb

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"Synopsis" by , When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among the normal citizens of modern-day New York, these magical characters have created their own peaceful and secret society within an exclusive luxury apartment building called Fabletown. But when Snow White's party-girl sister, Rose Red, is apparently murdered, it is up to Fabletown's sheriff, a reformed and pardoned Big Bad Wolf, to determine if the killer is Bluebeard, Rose's ex-lover and notorious wife killer, or Jack, her current live-in boyfriend and former beanstalk-climber.

AWARDS:

YALSA: 2004 annual recommended list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

·Willingham, Bill. Animal Farm (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

·Willingham, Bill. Legends in Exile (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo.

YALSA: 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

·Willingham, Bill, Todd Klein, and others. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall. 2006. DC Comics/ Vertigo

As of 2008, Fables has won twelve Eisner Awards.

·Best New Series in 2003

·Best Serialized Story in 2003, 2005 and 2006 (Legends In Exile, March of the Wooden Soldiers and Homelands)

·Best Anthology in 2007 (Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

·Best Short Story in 2007 (A Frog’s Eye View, by Bill Willingham and James Jean, in Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall)

Hugo Award Nomination 2009:

·Fables: War and Pieces was nominated for the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story

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