Fairest Vol. 2
Fairest Vol. 2
Vertigo, Paperback, 9781401240219, 160pp.
Publication Date: July 30, 2013
In a stand-alone tale, Beast must hunt a beauty, but what is her relation to his past? And then, in a 6-part epic, Rapunzel lives one of the most regimented lives in Fabletown, forced to maintain her rapidly growing hair lest her storybook origins be revealed. But when word of her long-lost children surface, she races across the sea to find them--and a former lover.
Bill Willingham never fought a desperate and losing battle in a good cause, never contributed to society in a meaningful way, and hasn t lived a life of adventure, but he s had a few moments of near adventure. At some point in his life Bill learned how to get paid for telling scurrilous lies to good people, and he s been doing it ever since. He lives in the wild and frosty woods of Minnesota with a dog and a cat he hasn t met yet.
"By the time I put the book down I was already anticipating the further adventures of the Fairest fables. Willingham's love for these characters is a abundantly clear and palpable on every page."—boingboing.com
"This is a different, more fantastical take on the characters of the Fable setting, with little to no interactions with the modern world, instead a more imaginative approach to recreating the fantasy at the heart of the tales that inspired the setting. Jimenez’s detailed art is fittingly gorgeous and gives the magic all the grandeur it deserves.—Publishers Weekly
Praise for Bill Willingham's Fables:
"Wonderful."—LA City Beat
"The best comic book currently being produced"—IGN