November 29th, 2006

Hercules

Fairy Tales

Having finished both Neil Gaiman's Smoke and Mirrors and Bill Willingham's Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall recently, I felt the need to talk about them.

Fables is one of my favorite current on-going comic book series (and that's saying a lot considering how much I love my superheroes). In a nutshell, Fables is a story about a group of fairy tale characters run out of their homelands and living in a section of present day New York. The OGN 1001 Nights tells about their beginnings. Here's what I thought about it (spoilers)

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