From The Editor's Desk: TUESDAY TONIC

From The Editor's Desk: TUESDAY TONIC

By DCE Editorial Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Still breathing since last week’s release of FABLES #114, part 1 of Cubs in Toyland...? Didn’t think so. I realize I’ve been setting you up for weeks about this epic new storyline...but enough about me and my final warnings. Here’s what a few members of the Fables creative team had to say when asked what scares them most about CUBS: Cover artist JOAO RUAS: “I’ll answer the question with another one: ‘Would you trust an 8 year-old with a chainsaw?’” Assistant Editor GREG LOCKARD: “The health and safety of each cub!” Letterer TODD KLEIN: “Sorry! One evil toy picture isn't that scary to me. What Bill does with them could be...” Penciller MARK BUCKINGHAM: “I have to draw eight issues in a row? NOOOOOOOO!!!!!" Here’s a page from FABLES #115. Seeing is believing... Yesterday, we had the day off in honor of President’s Day, so why not toast the occasion by showing off a few pages of inks from iZOMBIE #24, an upcoming guest artist issue by the rockin’ Jim (The Plain Janes, Aphrodisiac) Rugg. It’s a salute to my favorite team member of the undead secret agents known as The Dead Presidents. The incomparable Kennedy appears to be wearing my favorite retro suit combination of all time, which is appropriately modern in any decade including the ‘70s, when the story takes place. Finally, grab your asthma inhaler before lowering your eyes. It’s a page from HELLBLAZER #289 that’s so claustrophobic, even your own personal sound effect (cue lungs) couldn’t do it justice. The Girl Most Likely to be asked not to sing by Karoke King’s management staff, Shelly

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