Artist Rebecca Guay will be appearing at the R. Michelson Gallery this Saturday, with contributor Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles), to celebrate the new graphic novel A FLIGHT OF ANGELS. The event will feature original illustrations from the book. So, if you’re in the area, stop by!
Saturday, November 19 Opening Reception 6:00-9:00pm EST
R. Michelson Gallery 132 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060 [Art will be on display and for sale through November 30th]
Hark. A FLIGHT OF ANGELS lands in stores today and the media are in awe.
USA TODAY spoke with artist Rebecca Guay (Magic: The Gathering) and one of the book’s 5 writers, Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) about their collaboration and where their fascination with angels began. Check out the preview here.
SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE gives it a rave review saying “Occasionally someone executes a standard storytelling device with such dazzling skill that it reminds you why that device became standard in the first place. Rebecca Guay is that someone, with A FLIGHT OF ANGELS. . . . A breathtaking artistic tour de force.”
And THE ROMANTIC TIMES gives A FLIGHT OF ANGELS it’s top rating, 4 ½ stars.
"Inherit the Wind" continues.
Bufkin continues his schemes to free Oz and its surroundings from the Nome King's oppressive rule. Meanwhile, the cubs continue to learn how to become winds – but is it turning into a competition with a decidedly deadly edge?
Check out the preview below and pick up FABLES #110 this Wednesday!
And here’s a look at the cover of issue #113, a special stand-alone issue to start off the new year featuring three short stories illustrated by Adam Hughes, Gene Ha and Karl Kerschl!
In Part 2 of "Inherit the Wind," we meet the other Cardinal Winds – West, East and South – as the cubs continue to train and learn about the life and responsibilities of their grandfather, the North Wind with the help of Breeze, Mr. Puff and others.
Meanwhile, Rose Red heads back to The Farm and Bufkin is up to his usual monkey business in Oz.
Check out the preview below and head over to USA TODAY/Pop Candy to see the exclusively revealed covers of the special holiday issue, FABLES #112, and the fourth deluxe edition.
Bill Willingham’s original graphic novel WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND, starring Bigby Wolf from the New York Times Bestselling series FABLES, has been postponed until next year.
In the meantime, don’t miss the ongoing series FABLES as it continues with the incredible Inherit the Wind storyline and FAIREST the ongoing spin-off series that begins in early 2012. Bill Willingham fans can also read more of his amazing non-FABLES stories in the deluxe omnibus BAD DOINGS & BIG IDEAS this November.
This Sunday's New York Times Arts & Leisure Section includes FABLES: Covers by James Jean and BATMAN: Hush Unwrapped Deluxe Edition by Jeph Loeb and with art by DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee, in an article about collections of comic book art. The online edition of the paper includes a gallery of covers by James Jean.
The incredible painter James Bennett has illustrated the New York Times bestselling picture books "Tell Me A Scary Story... But Not Too Scary," written by Carl Reiner and "Halloween," written by Jerry Seinfeld. His conceptually humorous illustrations have appeared as covers and interiors for The New York Times, The L.A. Times, Forbes, Time, Sports Illustrated, Mad, Business Week, New York, Smithsonian, among others. He has also produced art for RCA Records, American Express, Paramount Pictures, Citibank, Hasbro, and Milton Bradley.
Now, he makes his debut here at Vertigo, with the cover of BAD DOINGS & BIG IDEAS, Bill Willingham’s Deluxe Edition of all non FABLES material, on sale this November.
Here’s the exclusive first look:
Table of Contents:
FLINCH #7, December 1999
"It Takes a Village" (8 pages)
PROPOSITION PLAYER #1-6, December 1999-May 2000
THE DREAMING #55, December 2000
"The Further Adventures of Danny Nod" (23 pages)
MERV PUMPKINHEAD, AGENT OF D.R.E.A.M. #1, 2000
THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DREAMS... BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK #1, July 2001
THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE THESSALIAD #1-4, March-June 2002
THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THESSALY -- WITCH FOR HIRE #1-4, April-July 2004
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1, July 2008
"The Hollows" (4 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #2, August 2008
"In Too Deep" (5 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #7, January 2009
"The War" (5 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #9, March 2009
"Gothic Romance" (6 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #13, July 2009
"The Lace Anniversary" (7 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #16, October 2009
"The Hounds of Titus Roan" (10 pages)
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY HALLOWEEN ANNUAL #1, December 2009
"High Spirits" (6 pages)