I simply want to read.
I'll more than likely occasionally post on here what I've been reading, and if there is something that really blows my mind, I'll probably have more to say about it and may write up a proper post, but for right now, things are going to be very quiet around here.
As always, happy reading!
2017 editI will continue to blog according to my health and ability, and connecting my posts thru Goodreads, so please be patient if things get quiet around here again this year.
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Fables, Vol 1: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham, illustrated by Lan Medina
Title: >Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
Authors: Bill Willingham, illustrated by Lan Medina
Author Website: www.billwillingham.com
Twitter: @vertigo_comics, @BillWillingham
Available: December 1, 2001
Rating: 4/5 stars
Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham and Lan Medina collects the first 5 issues of the Fables series published by the DC Comics imprint, Vertigo. It follows the adventures of the surviving occupants of the fairy tales who have been exiled into the mundane real world after their kingdoms have been overtaken by the Adversary.
The story arc, "Legends in Exile," is basically a set up to the rest of the series. It lays the groundwork of the back story of the Adversary and introduces the characters and the concept of Fabletown. This is definitely not the fairy tale characters of our childhood; these characters are grown-up, NYC-hardened versions of the fairy tales of old. I'm interested to see where this story goes.
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