The Elements a Fables Movie Must Have, According to Mark Buckingham

Warner Bros. has put a movie based on the Fables comic into development, and at Comic-Con DC's Diane Nelson said Fables is a top priority. So when we ran into Fables artist Mark Buckingham, we wanted to ask him what are the crucial things a Fables movie must have, to be called Fables. » 7/29/13 10:28am 7/29/13 10:28am

F*ck Yeah! There's Gonna be a Fables Movie!

Holy hell, they're making a movie based on Bill Willingham's acclaimed Fables comic. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. Please be good. » 6/04/13 3:30pm 6/04/13 3:30pm

Crowdfund an illustrated fantasy novel by Bill Willingham & Frank Cho

Fables creator Bill Willingham and Liberty Meadows creator and Marvel artist Frank Cho are teaming up to create an illustrated urban fantasy novel with a Norse mythology twist. Also looking for some crowdfunding help: a toddler survival horror game and a poster series about superhero origins. » 4/21/13 12:00pm 4/21/13 12:00pm

Fables creator weighs in on the Once Upon A Time Vs. Fables fight

Ever since ABC rolled out their nacho cheese fairy tale series Once Upon A Time, a large group of Fables loyalists have been pointing and shrieking Body Snatchers-style that Once is an obvious rip-off of the treasured comic book story. » 12/05/11 10:35am 12/05/11 10:35am

Read the first chapter of Fables creator Bill Willingham's new novel!

Bill Willingham has captured the imaginations of countless readers with his Fables comic series, and now he's written a middle-grade novel that's a straight-up fable. Down the Mysterly River follows a Boy Scout called Max the Wolf, who finds himself in a forest full of talking animals. » 9/13/11 2:40pm 9/13/11 2:40pm

Making fairy tales realistic, with Fables creator Bill Willingham

To celebrate the publication of his new anthology Happily Ever After (Night Shade Books), editor John Klima sat down with Bill Willingham, who wrote the introduction to the book and is the creator of legendary comic book Fables. Together they explore what happens when you smack fairy tale characters down in the… » 6/15/11 2:13pm 6/15/11 2:13pm

We've seen ABC's new fairytale show Once Upon a Time

Can a show about fairytale characters in the real world keep you wishing upon a star every week? ABC is hoping you'll want to get to know Snow White and a host of fairytale characters in Once Upon a Time. » 5/24/11 1:32pm 5/24/11 1:32pm

Superhero Fiction: The Next Big Thing?

What's next in book publishing, after angels, steampunk, zombies and vampires? Adam Christopher at Escape Pod suggests you should break out your cape: Superhero fiction could be making a big splash in the book world. » 12/21/10 1:06pm 12/21/10 1:06pm

Thunder gods and foul-mouthed fairy tales hit comic stores this…

There's a lot of interesting reads in your comic shop this week, such as reprints of classic Planetary crossovers, the return of Odin in Matt Fraction's Thor, the 100th issue of Fables, and much more! » 12/07/10 9:07am 12/07/10 9:07am

We talk to Bill Willingham about 100 issues of Fables

The one-hundredth issue of Fables hits the stands this week, and in anticipation of its release, we spoke with series author Bill Willingham about where the comic's been and where it's going. Also, the Fables TV show's probably dead. Boo! » 12/05/10 8:00am 12/05/10 8:00am

This week, Firefly's Shepherd Book finally gets an origin story!

Derrial Book was one of the most enigmatic characters on Firefly, and almost a decade after the show premiered, we're finally getting some answers in the good Shepherd's very own graphic novel. » 11/02/10 9:10am 11/02/10 9:10am

Urban Fantasy Always Takes Place In Alternate Worlds

Your urban fantasy automatically takes place in an alternate universe, because the existence of supernatural and magical items would alter society fundamentally. At least, that's what Bill Willingham, Jon Courtenay Grimwood and other panelists at World Fantasy 2009 claimed. » 10/31/09 3:21pm 10/31/09 3:21pm

"Peter & Max" Modern Day Fable Brings Back Happily Ever Afters

Funny, smart and full of old-fashioned thrills and spills, Peter & Max: A Fables Novel brings Bill Willingham's long-running comic series to the world of prose in a way that's sure to please old fans and make some new ones. » 10/08/09 1:40pm 10/08/09 1:40pm

Exiled Fables Could Find a New Home on Television

In Bill Willngham’s comic book epic Fables, Snow White, the Big Bad Wolf, Prince Charming, and scores of other characters from folklore are forced to live together in exile in Manhattan. Now ABC is offering them all a chance at life on television. The network has ordered a pilot based on the trials and tribulations of… » 12/08/08 12:00pm 12/08/08 12:00pm

DC Makes Decisions To Bring Superheroes Into Politics

While Green Arrow has never made much effort to hide his particular brand of liberalism - including running for (and winning) the role of Mayor of Star City - the same can't be said of other superheroes. Is Batman really the hardline republican that we all suspect him of being? What kind of "American Way" does » 5/13/08 6:30am 5/13/08 6:30am