(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham In Shops: Apr 04, 2023 SRP: $3.99
A chance encounter between the Wolf children and Pan escalates into a battle of sky-high proportions that’ll leave one of them beaten and bruised. But a far worse fate has fallen on the inhabitants of the Black Forest, casting a shadow of death and destruction that will shake Bigby and Sam to their core.
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha (CA) Qistina Khalidah In Shops: Jan 17, 2023 SRP: $3.99
Bigby and Snow have raised their children to be outstanding heroes, but just as they’re ready to congratulate each other on their parenting skills, Snow reveals a secret to Bigby that will rattle his world!
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha (CA) Qistina Khalidah In Shops: Oct 18, 2022 SRP: $3.99
Connor Wolf has taken a shine to a wandering hero who has plans to teach Connor all he knows. They’ll make daring rescues and slay monsters, but when the pair comes across Old Sam in the Black Forest, Connor discovers that his mentor’s sense of adventure has a cruel streak. Plus, a French bistro in New York becomes a dueling ground as Greenjack makes a dramatic entrance to square off against Pan.
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha (CA) Qistina Khalidah In Shops: Sep 20, 2022 SRP: $3.99
Blossom Wolf’s adventure takes a dark turn when she comes across a stack of ancient boxes bound up in chains. The voice inside begs to be freed, but will Blossom’s curiosity get the better of her? Meanwhile, Greenjack and Mrs. Bear find themselves lost amongst the mundys, determined to find whoever is threatening their woods, but Pan has already caught wind of their arrival.
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham In Shops: Aug 23, 2022 SRP: $3.99
There’s trouble brewing in the Black Forest, and Squire Polly has sent out a rallying cry to all woodland creatures. This is their world. Their land. And they’re not going to fall prey to any sort of invasion. But is Polly even capable of inspiring everyone to action? Meanwhile, Greenjack has partnered up with Mrs. Bear for an adventure of her own!
Written by: Bill Willingham Art by: Mark Buckingham
“Don’t come back until you’ve had a big adventure!” What’s the worst that could happen? In order to get a bit of work done, Bigby has sent his young ones off into the Black Forest, but to Snow, this only spells danger. How well equipped are her cubs to face down the creatures that lurk within the woods?
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham In Shops: Jun 21, 2022 SRP: $3.99
One of the most famous Fables of all might be restored to her former glory, but it’s not going to come without a cost. The benefactor behind her magical resurrection has also come to collect from Geppetto, who we learn has a few strings of his own. Is this godlike being really the one behind the rise of the Empire? And why only now have they returned with a vengeance?
(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha (CA) Qistina Khalidah In Shops: May 17, 2022 SRP: $3.99
Just in time for the 20th anniversary of its launch, the acclaimed blockbuster that defined an era of Vertigo returns with an all-new 12-issue story, The Black Forest-a tale that picks up right where Fables #150 left off, providing a new entry point into the world of Fabletown! The dust has barely settled from the climactic battle between Totenkinder and Cinderella-and everything is far from happily ever after. A legendary new adversary has arrived, and he plans to get even with Geppetto for the mess that has been made of Manhattan. But it’s a new day…and with it, a new Jack in the Green has arrived in the Black Forest. And within the emergency room of a New York hospital…a Fable long thought dead returns! Don’t miss the 20th-anniversary box set to get caught up on one of comics’ longest-running fantasy hits!
Once upon a time, fans met the characters of Fabletown, the hidden city populated by legendary heroes and villains of fairy tales and folklore. Now, in celebration of its upcoming 20th anniversary, the bestselling series Fables is picking up where it left off—and expanding into the DC Universe. To celebrate 20 years, two new releases featuring the Fables world has been announced.
First, on sale in September, Batman vs. Bigby! A Wolf in Gothamsees Fables’s infamous sleuth Bigby Wolf go head-to-head with the world’s greatest detective, Batman, in this six-issue spinoff miniseries from DC Black Label. Written by Bill Willingham with pencils by Brian Level, inks by Jay Leisten, and colors by Lee Loughridge, this crossover detective story will delight fans of both Batman and Fables—or fans who just love a good noir mystery.
Then, on sale the first week of May 2022, the main story line continues with Fables #151—just in time for the 20th anniversary of Fables #1. Fables #151 is the first installment of “The Black Forest,” a 12-issue arc that picks up where the story left off in Fables #150, and is also a perfect jumping-on point for new readers. The series also reunites the core creative team, with pencils by Mark Buckingham, inks by Steve Leialoha, colors by Lee Loughridge, and letters by Todd Klein.
Bill Willingham’s return to DC will also include Cursemas, a 48-page standalone holiday special featuring the Justice League.
Beginning this September, a new chapter of the Fables legacy will begin with Everafter: From the Pages of Fables.A new monthly Vertigo comic book —from the creative team behind the acclaimed digital-first series Fables: The Wolf Among Us, writers Matthew Sturges and Dave Justus, with artwork by Travis Moore and covers by Tula Lotay — Everafter takes place after Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham’s beloved Eisner Award-winning series.
The series is described as a spy thriller featuring a covert-ops team whose mission is to save this newly magical world from itself.
In a post-Fables world where magic abounds, it can be wielded for the greater good or used to sow the ideas of anarchy and terrorism. Enter The Shadow Players, a global network of agents—both Fable and mundane—tasked with policing a newly enchanted world and protecting humanity from itself. The series will feature fan-favorite characters, including Bo Peep, Peter Piper, Hansel, and Connor Wolf, as well as exciting new characters and a terrifying new villain.