In the twelve years since its debut, Fables has expanded from a bestselling monthly comic book to become a franchise as robust as any other in comics. Snow White, Bigby Wolf, Rose Red and the rest of the Fabletown crew have appeared in multiple comic book spinoffs, crossovers, novels, graphic novels, fan conventions and recently, an acclaimed video game from Telltale Games. However, they’re about to enter a world that even the globetrotting Cinderella has yet to experience: the weekly world of digital first comics.
Holiday shopping getting you down? Is the thought of spending Christmas with your in-laws enough to make you consider moving to North Pole? Have you heard “Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer” so… many… GOSH… DARN… TIMES that you’re on the brink of running someone down yourself? Well, don’t do that (no, really, please don’t do that). Instead, grab a copy of this week’s HARLEY QUINN HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1. It’s 48 pages of merriment and mayhem guaranteed to make even the biggest Scrooge smile.
Each week, DC Comics will be releasing a free—that's right, FREE—digital comic book issue featuring a sample chapter from one of our 25 Essential Graphic Novels as well as sample pages from the 2014 Essentials catalog. On tap for this week is Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque's American Vampire #1!
Ellie Pyle has been named Editor for DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint, based in Burbank, CA.
“Ellie’s strong storytelling skills and stellar reputation within the comics community make her a great addition to the VERTIGO team,” says executive editor Shelly Bond.
Written by Snyder and drawn by Sean Murphy, The Wake is a 10-issue Vertigo miniseries that’s now available in a hardcover collected edition. Part deep sea horror, part post-apocalyptic sci-fi, The Wake is unlike anything you’ve ever read before.