Tuesday Tonic with Shelly Bond

This week’s Tuesday Tonic is a salute to Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball. Why? Because there’s nothing quite as captivating as the graphic power of high contrast. FAIREST #2, page 18 Pencil by Phil Jimenez, Ink by Andy Lanning When this page popped up on my screen, I practically took flight. it rocketed my chair backwards, punching me through the office walls of a moody colleague (Hi, Will!) and top DC executives. But don’t start a pity party collection on Kickstarter. I’ve already paid the piper and the ride was worth it.

From The Editor's Desk: TUESDAY TONIC

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.

From the Editor's Desk:TUESDAY (British chocolate & love heart) TONIC

Roll over Sid and Nancy — we know that love kills! Meet the reigning power couples of 2012: From HELLBLAZER:  EPIPHANY GREAVES & JOHN CONSTANTINE She’s a 24-year-old smokin’ hot alchemist and gangster’s daughter. He’s a [age redacted] year-old chain smokin’ street mage and con artist. They are Mr. and Mrs. Constantine.  Follow their latest antics from the magnificent streets of London to the darkest pits of hell.  Issue #288, part 2 of Another Season in Hell, is in stores tomorrow!

From the editor's desk: Shelly Bond

Hey! Lucky you. You’re just in time for a Tuesday Tonic! The definition may vary from week to week, but you can be sure that at the very least, it will be “ An invigorating, refreshing, or restorative agent or influence.” and/or “The first note of a diatonic scale; the keynote.” If you stopped by yesterday, you know the official drill. Each Vertigo editor is assigned one day per week to post the most sordid, scandalous, sanctimonious scraps of ephemera that best exploit the inner mechanics of his/her own comic book arena. In other words: If it’s in my proverbial clutches, it’s fair game.

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