Tony Akins is an accomplished comic book artist who first gained attention for his work on the 1980's comic book series Nexus. He went on to do work for Now Comics and Dark Horse Comics illustrating such well known properties as Star Wars, Aliens, and The Terminator. He did his first work for DC Comics in 2003 on Vertigo projects such as HELLBLAZER: PAPA MIDNITE and FABLES. In 2006 he began a five year run with writers Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges on the popular monthly series JACK OF FABLES, a spin-off of Willingham's FABLES series. Akins has also worked with writer Brian Azzarello on the WONDER WOMAN on-going series.
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updatedJACK OF FABLES #49
It's the issue before issue #50, where everything changes in the JACK OF FABLES universe forever! This issue is like the appetizer before a feast of destruction! Like an amuse bouche for a dragon's bloodthirsty maw! We just want to warn you up front that more than one person probably dies in this issue, and it's probably someone you like. As the Page Sisters, the Fables on the bus, Jack Frost, and a very angry guy with a sword through him all converge in a mythical land far away from mortal ken, a certain dragon begins to get nervous.
updatedJACK OF FABLES #47
The Page Sisters have a lead on the horde of books that went missing from the Golden Boughs way back when. Jack Frost has a lead on one of the most dangerous monsters he's yet to face. And just when he thought he was getting too old for this $#!%, Jack Horner has a lead on a tasty snack. Featuring a selection of the classic "Jack Dragon and Gary" newspaper strips of yore and your requisite helping of Babe the Miniature Blue Ox.
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Jack Frost has finally come face-to-face with the Empyrean, but it's clear that someone somewhere along the way has been lying about what this is all about. In fact, it's beginning to seem as if everyone everywhere along the way has been lying…
updatedJACK OF FABLES #50
This is it! This is where it all happens! You've been waiting – nay, pining – for this 50th issue of JACK OF FABLES, and, brother, who could blame you? Does Jack Frost slay Jack Dragon? Does Jack Dragon eat his own kid? Will the Page Sisters rebuild the Great Library? Will Gary finally get to sing a show tune on Broadway? We don't know, because its contents are so secret, even WE aren't allowed to read it, but they tell us that the answers to all these questions will be provided. It's oversized, with extra pages, extra action, extra drama, and extra Babe, the Miniature Blue Ox!
updatedJACK OF FABLES #48
In this issue, everyone who's ever been in an issue of JACK OF FABLES is accounted for. We mean it. Everyone. We catch up with each character, and if they're dead, we'll even show you the corpse. And that's a promise you can take to the bank. Why are we doing this? Because we're building to a grand epic moment that was planned out years and years ago. Honest!
updatedJACK OF FABLES #46
In this start to a new storyline, the Page Sisters finally find a new purpose in life: restoring the Great Library. And the one place you don't want to be is between them and one of the books they want. Meanwhile, Jack Frost has just set upon the greatest quest in a long and distinguished career of great quests, all of which have been great...and questy. Plus, Jack's still a dragon. That ain't gonna change, folks.
updatedJACK OF FABLES #44
Jack Frost and his stalwart owl companion MacDuff take to the skies as Jack's quest to save a kingdom from the vicious Empyrean nears its conclusion. We hope you like robot attack birds, rayguns and space elevators cause we have it all! Plus, Babe the Miniature Blue Ox: philosopher, poet, hero.