Exclusive Cover Reveal: Fable Comics Edited by Chris Duffy
Alright, who knew this was happening?
Following in the footsteps of the wonderful Nursery Rhyme Comics and Fairy Tale Comics comes Fable Comics, another collection of cartoons by some of the biggest and best names in the field. Here’s a first look at the cover:
How about a description?
From classics like “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Grasshopper and the Ants” to obscure gems like “The Frogs Who Wanted a King,” Fable Comics has something to offer every reader. Twenty-eight fables from different cultures and traditions are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by twenty-seven different cartoonists.
Here’s what’s inside:
Graham Annable—-The Hare and the Tortoise
Greg Benton—-The Hen and the Mountain Turtle
R.O. Blechman—-The Sun and the Wind
Vera Brosgol—The Hare and the Pig
Graham Chaffee—The Dog and His Reflection
Eleanor Davis—The Old Man and Death
Ulises Farinas—-The Mice and the Weasels
Tom Gauld—The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Sophie Goldstein—Leopard Drums Up Dinner
Charise Harper—The Belly and the Body Members
Jaime Hernandez—-The Boy Who Cried Wolf
John Kerschbaum—The Grasshopper and the Ants
James Kochalka—The Fox and the Grapes
Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline—-The Thief and the Watchdog
Roger Langridge—Demades and His Fable
Simone Lia—The Crow and the Pitcher
Liniers—The Mouse Council
Jennifer Meyer—Fox and Crow
Corinne Mucha–-The Elephant in Favor
Mark Newgarden—–Man and Wart
George O’Connor—The Frogs Who Desired a King; Hermes and the Man Who Was Bitten by an Ant; Hermes and the Sculptor, and Hermes & the Woodsman
Israel Sanchez—The Maid and Her Milk Pail
R. Sikoryak—Lion + Mouse
Maris Wicks—The Dolphins, the Whales, and the Sprat
Keny Widjaja—The Demon, the Thief, and the Hermit
An excerpt, you say? How about The Mouse Council by Liniers?
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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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