The #1 New York Times best-selling series! Acclaimed by critics and readers alike, FABLES: THE DELUXE EDITION BOOK FIFTEEN brings the award-winning series to a close with the epic tales “Happily Ever After” and “Farewell” from issues #141-150 of the award-winning Vertigo series, and features a new introduction by FABLES creator Bill Willingham as well as a special sketchbook section from artist Mark Buckingham. Imagine that all the characters from the world’s most beloved storybooks were real and living among us, with all of their powers intact. How would they cope with life in our mundane, un-magical reality? The answer can be found in FABLES, Bill Willingham’s celebrated reimagining of the venerable fairy tale canon. From Snow White and the Big Bad Wolf to Goldilocks and Little Boy Blue, the folk characters of old are reborn here as exiles living in the magically camouflaged New York City neighborhood of Fabletown. Collects FABLES #141-150.
FABLES- THE DELUXE EDITION BOOK FIFTEEN concludes the sweeping FABLES saga, collecting issues #141 through the book-length final issue #150 and featuring a new introduction by series creator and writer Bill Willingham and a special sketchbook section by artist Mark Buckingham. Snow White and Rose Red prepare for the battle of their lives. Part two of the epic "Happily Ever After" storyline continues here. The end of the Fables world looms as an epic battle brews between two sisters. Will Rose Red follow fairy-tale tradition and betray Snow once more? And what role will Bigby Wolf play in their rift?a Author and creator Bill Willingham's critically acclaimed, award-winning series concludes here with FABLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK 15, collecting FABLES #141-150.
Jack lands in Las Vegas and meets his lovely new bride, a directionless heiress. Could it possibly be "happily ever after" at last? Then, Jack's a wayward Fable in the heartland of America! Follow his extreme road stories as he reveals the secret of his former relationship with the illustrious Snow Queen (when he took her powers and became known as Jack Frost). Collects JACK OF FABLES #1-16.
Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Since the graphic novel rose to prominence half a century ago, it has become one of the fastest growing literary/artistic genres, generating interest from readers globally. The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel examines the evolution of comic books into graphic novels and the distinct development of this art form both in America and around the world. This Companion also explores the diverse subgenres often associated with it, such as journalism, fiction, historical fiction, autobiography, biography, science fiction and fantasy. Leading scholars offer insights into graphic novel adaptations of prose works and the adaptation of graphic novels to films; analyses of outstanding graphic novels, like Maus and The Walking Man; an overview which distinguishes the international graphic novel from its American counterpart; and analyses of how the form works and what it teaches, making this book a key resource for scholars, graduate students and undergraduate students alike.
The CSB Study Bible continues to offer the ECPA award winning Holman study system with over 16,000 study notes and tools uniquely designed to be on the same page as the biblical text to which they refer, and is now expanded to offer additional word studies, a feature article on the apostles by Dr. Sean McDowell, and more. The CSB Study Bible features the highly readable, highly reliable text of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). The CSB stays as literal as possible to the Bible's original meaning without sacrificing clarity, making it easier to engage with Scripture's life-transforming message and to share it with others.
The power struggle in Hell persists as Rosemary emerges from the sidelines to work the system, and Lucifer accepts aid from an unlikely ally. But this is no charitable act, and Lucifer wonÕt be permitted to forget the favor. Meanwhile, Arabelle faces her toughest case ever as the search for GabrielÕs heart takes her to demonic realms she never could have imagined.
Business, Culture, and Identity in the Most Glamorous Industry
Author: F. Godart
Category: Business & Economics
Proposing a comprehensive account of the global fashion industry this book aims to present fashion as a social and cultural fact. Drawing on six principles from the industry, Godart guides the reader through the economic, social and political arena of the world's most glamorous industry.