Tag Archive for Bill Willingham

Fables Encyclopedia

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This book is an absolute must for fans of Bill Willingham’s comic book series Fables. The attractive package has no introductory material; it steps right into alphabetical entries on the major and minor characters in the Fables universe from individual…

A Flight of Angels

Flight-of-Angels

In the library world, we spend a lot of time guessing what will be the next big thing… we’ve been moving away from vampires (oh so slowly) and more heavily towards steampunk and dystopian fiction.  Supernatural romance is still going…

Angel: Immortality for Dummies

Bill Willingham is a name that may be familiar to readers of fantasy graphic novels due to his multi award-winning series for Vertigo, Fables. So upon seeing his name attached to a new title I immediately jumped at the chance…

Robin/Batgirl: Fresh Blood

This trade follows directly after the events in War Games. I wasn’t the biggest fan of that series, and I think that Willingham took his characters in some dubious directions. I am, however, appreciating how he is playing out the…

Batman: War Drums

One of the enduring truths of the Batverse is that Batman needs a Robin. Now that Tim is out of the game, who is going to fill the pixie pants? Batman, as ever, insists that he doesn’t need a Robin…

Robin: Unmasked!

Tim Drake is the third boy to wear the Robin suit, but he’s the first one who’s had to break curfew to do it. The question is, what happens when his parents find out? How would you react if you…

Fables, vol. 2: Animal Farm

In the first volume of this Eisner-nominated series, we learned that our beloved fairy-tale characters had been driven from their magical lands by the Adversary and forced to take refuge in the mundane world- Manhattan, to be exact. Those who…