Fairy Tale Comics (Hardcover)
Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists
First Second, 9781596438231, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 24, 2013
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From favorites like "Puss in Boots" and "Goldilocks" to obscure gems like "The Boy Who Drew Cats," Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and more.
Edited by Nursery Rhyme Comics' Chris Duffy, this jacketed hardcover is a beautiful gift and an instant classic.
A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice
About the Author
Chris Duffy has written many comic books, for Marvel and DC Comics, and has edited comics and graphic novels for Nickelodeon Magazine,
United Plankton Pictures, DC Comics, and First Second, where he edited the New York Times best-seller Fairy Tale Comics. He currently is a
senior editor at Workman Publishing, and lives in Cold Spring, New York, where he has seen a number of horses, but hasn't managed to ride
Gilbert Hernandez was born in Oxnard, California, and is the cocreator, with his brothers, Jaime and Mario, of the acclaimed comic book series Love and Rockets. Hernandez has won numerous awards for his stories, including the Kirby Award, the Inkpot Award, the Harvey Award, and the United States Artists Literature Fellowship. He resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, with his wife and daughter.
David Mazzucchelli is an acclaimed comic artist, best known for his collaborations with Frank Miller on Batman and Daredevil, his adaptation of Paul Auster's novel City of Glass, and his graphic novel Asterios Polyp.