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Willingham, Bill.

Summary: The free Fables strike a decisive blow against the Adversary, setting the stage for an all-out war between the worlds and threatening the brief period of peace they are experiencing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo/DC Comics 2007

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Willingham, Bill.

Summary: Presents a story of a group of fairy tale characters exiled from their mythical homelands and forced into a secret existence in modern-day America. This work features such familiar names as Snow White, Prince Charming and Bigby (formerly Big Bad) Wolf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2006

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Carey, Mike

Summary: The fictional adventures of Tommy Taylor are the biggest publishing sensation of the still-young century. And now, years after the last volume, Tommy's creator Wilson Taylor--long missing and believed dead--is unleashing a brand-new Tommy Taylor book upon the world. There's just one problem: It's not a new Tommy Taylor book at all. This volume also includes the origin story of Lizzie Hexam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo 2011

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Carey, Mike

Summary: The War of Words is over, but the real world and fictional world are both in turmoil, and the damage seems to be spreading. When a rash of mysterious disappearances catches the eye of young detective Didge Patterson, it becomes apparent that the cult known as The Church of Tommy is involved. Can Tommy heal "The Wound" before the real and fictional worlds crumble?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2013

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Beaton, Kate

Summary: "Ida B. Wells, the Black Prince, and Benito Juárez burst off the pages of Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, armed with modern-sounding quips and amusingly on-point repartee. Kate Beaton's second D+Q book brings her hysterically funny gaze to bear on these and even more historical, literary, and contemporary figures. Irreverently funny and carefully researched, no target is safe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2015

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Carey, Mike

Summary: A mysterious cabal keeps tabs on Tom Taylor when it learns that he might be a real-life boy wizard like the star of Tom's father's famous fantasy book series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo 2012

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Carey, Mike

Summary: In order to harness his extraordinary powers, Tom Taylor must sail the seas of one of the greatest stories ever told, and hunt the white whale that has left countless stories of myth and madness in its wake. Meanwhile, his friends are hunted by a dangerous new enemy-- and face identity crises of their own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2011

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Carey, Mike

Summary: "Tom Taylor's life was screwed from the word go. His father created the mega-popular Tommy Taylor boy-wizard fantasy novels. But dad modeled the fictional epic so closely to Tom that fans constantly compare him to his counterpart, turning him into a lame, Z-level celebrity. When a scandal hints that Tom might really be the boy-wizard made flesh, Tom comes into contact with a mysterious, deadly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

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Jenkins, Paul

Summary: After finding the map maker, Red and Woof must venture through the land of Oz and Wonderland to find their end to fiction and path to reality. On the yellow brick road, there are more dangers than just lions, tigers, and bears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOOM! Studios 2014

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Wickline, Dan.

Summary: The Jabberwocky has been defeated. The Queen of Hearts is dead and Wonderland is in a state of chaos with no ruler on the throne. Enter the Red Knight who is determined to destroy all of Wonderland and the world at large by unleashing a deadly ancient force long thought to be gone. Meanwhile on earth, a literary student researching Lovecraft will discover a long forgotten secret that could save...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zenescope Entertainment 2012

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Beaton, Kate

Summary: "Hark! A Vagrant" takes readers on a romp through history and literature--with dignity for few and cookies for all--with comic strips about famous authors, their characters, and political and historical figures, all drawn in Kate Beaton's pared-down, excitable style. This collection features favorite stories as well as new, previously unpublished content. Whether she's writing about Nikola...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2011

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Carey, Mike

Summary: "The worlds of FABLES and THE UNWRITTEN collide in the epic comic event by Mike Carey and Bill Willingham! Tommy Taylor is thrust into the world of Vertigo's hit series Fables! But a dark and terrible foe has seized the fairy-tale homelands and our world. In desperation, the witches of Fabletown gather to summon the greatest mage the worlds have ever seen. But they are in for an unpleasant...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics/Vertigo 2014

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Carey, Mike

Summary: Tom Taylor's life was screwed from the word go. His father created the mega-popular Tommy Taylor boy-wizard fantasy novels. But dad modeled the fictional epic so closely to Tom that fans constantly compare him to his counterpart, turning him into a lame, Z-level celebrity. When a scandal hints that Tom might really be the boy-wizard made flesh, Tom comes into contact with a mysterious, deadly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo 2010

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Carey, Mike

Summary: Twenty-five years ago Tom's father, Wilson Taylor, devised his subversive literary masterpiece. Now the blueprint of how a father gave his son vast power in order to accomplish a greater scheme is revealed. Partly told through Wilson's own journal entries, juxtaposed with Tommy's swashbuckling deep sea adventures with his trusty companions Peter and Sue, the story is at once a prequel and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo 2013

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Carey, Mike

Summary: "In this eighth volume of the critically-acclaimed new series from the Eisner-nominated creative team, Mike Carey and Peter Gross, Tommy ventures into the land of the dead to find and rescue Lizzie. But the journey through Hades pits Tommy against all kinds of enemies of undead. But none of these encounters prepare him for his meeting with the king -- or for the responsibilities he has to take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics/Vertigo 2014

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Hale, Shannon.

Summary: In this graphic novel interpretation of "Jack and the beanstalk," Jack is a born schemer who climbs a magical beanstalk in the hope of exacting justice from a mean giant and gaining a fortune for his widowed mother, aided by some friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2010

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