([April] 2004)

DC, 2002 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
14.95 USD; 22.95 CAD
Pages:
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Vertigo
ISBN:
1-4012-0256-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (collected edition); Shelly Bond (original series); Mariah Huehner (assistant editor original series)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Trade paperback
Publishing Format:
Collected Editions

Storybook Love (Table of Contents)

Fables / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; drama
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Prince Charming; Briar Rose; Lord Bluebeard; Jack Horner; Flycatcher; Goldilocks; Sergeant Wilfred; Corporal Rex

Indexer Notes

Wrapround cover with short synopsis of the book on the back cover.

Fables: Storybook Love (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; a barleycorn girl; lilliputian soldier

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece combining two images from the covers to Fables (DC, 2002 series) #16 & 18.

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

Fables / credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Boy Blue; Bigby Wolf; Jack Horner; Lord Bluebeard; Briar Rose; Flycatcher

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover of Fables (DC, 2002 series) #12.

Dedicated to Becky, Mary, Amy and Monica.

Who's Who in Fabletown (Table of Contents)

Fables / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Lan Medina; Mark Buckingham
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
King Cole; Briar Rose; Snow White; Prince Charming; Little Boy Blue; Lord Bluebeard; Rose Red; Goldilocks; Bigby Wolf; Jack Horner; Flycatcher

Indexer Notes

Profiles of major characters and recap of stories from the "Legends In Exile", and "Animal Farm" storylines. Portraits are from various stories in this book.

[Fables #11 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Aron Wiesenfeld
Inks:
Aron Wiesenfeld

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Jack Horner; Sally Cornwelles
Reprints:

Bag O' Bones (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Bryan Talbot
Inks:
Bryan Talbot
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Jack Horner; Satan; The Grim Reaper; Sally Cornwelles; dead Confederate soldiers
Synopsis:
A story of Jack Horner in the Civil War as he tries to outwit the Devil and the Grim Reaper.
Reprints:

[Fables #12 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Prince Charming; Briar Rose; Bluebeard; Bigby; Jack Horner; Boy Blue; Flycatcher
Reprints:

A Sharp Operation (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Lan Medina
Inks:
Craig Hamilton
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Briar Rose; Prince Charming; Jack Horner; Lord Bluebeard; Boy Blue; Flycatcher; Tommy Sharp; Bufkin; Hobbes
Synopsis:
Nosey reporter Tommy Sharp seems to have figured out the secret of Fableland. This calls for a clean-up job. But things aren't always that easy...
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part one of a two-part caper.

[Fables #13 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tommy Sharp; Pinnochio; Flycatcher; Briar Rose
Reprints:

Dirty Business (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Lan Medina
Inks:
Craig Hamilton
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tommy Sharp (dies); Lord Bluebeard; Boy Blue; Jack Horner; Bigby Wolf; Flycatcher; Prince Charming; Briar Rose; Mr. Grimble (on phone); Hobbes; Pinnochio
Synopsis:
After last issue's little slip, the boys clean it up without any mistakes. But not without some confrontations within the group.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part two of a two-part caper.

[Fables #14 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Goldilocks; Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Hobbes; Lord Bluebeard; Mouse Police
Reprints:

[Blank page] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Just a black, blank page.

The Mouse Police Never Sleep (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Mark Buckingham
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Boy Blue; Lord Bluebeard; Prince Charming; fencing instructor; Seargeant Wilfred; Corporal Rex; Rose Red; Briar Rose; Hobbes; Goldilocks; King Cole
Synopsis:
The Mounted Police discover that Bluebeard is hiding Goldilocks, and Bluebeard hatches a plan to kill both Bigby and Snow White, believing they ordered the spying.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of "Storybook Love" story.

[Fables #15 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Snow White; Bigby Wolf
Reprints:

Into The Woods (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Mark Buckingham
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Flycatcher; Pinnochio; Boy Blue; Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Sergeant Wilfred; rats; Lord Bluebeard; Prince Charming; Mounted Police; Briar Rose; Goldilocks
Synopsis:
Plots and counterplots unfold as Prince Charming is revealed as the employer of the spies and Bluebeard attempts to have Bigby and Snow White murdered.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of "Storybook Love" story.

[Fables #16 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Goldilocks; Lord Bluebeard
Reprints:

Duel (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Mark Buckingham
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Goldilocks; Lord Bluebeard (may die); Prince Charming; Bufkin
Synopsis:
Prince charming challenges and wins a duel to the death with Lord Bluebeard, while Bigby and Snow battle Goldilocks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of "Storybook Love" story.

[Fables #17 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Goldilocks
Reprints:

Road-Runner And Coyote Ugly (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Mark Buckingham
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Goldilocks (may die); Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Prince Charming; Miss Muffet [Mrs. Web]; Mr. Grimble; Boy Blue; Bufkin; King Cole; Hobbes; Doctor Swineheart
Synopsis:
Bigby and Snow appear to kill Goldilocks and they return to Fabletown, and discover Snow is pregnant by Bigby. Meanwhile, Prince Charming and King Cole divvy up Bluebeard's fortune.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of "Storybook Love" story.

[Fables #18 cover] (Table of Contents)

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
James Jean
Inks:
James Jean
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lilliputian soldier; a barleycorn girl
Reprints:

Barleycorn Brides (Table of Contents)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Linda Medley
Inks:
Linda Medley
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Mariah Huehner (assistant)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bufkin; Eddie Underfoot; Bigby Wolf; Flycatcher; Lilliputians; Colonel Wuddershanks; a goblin; badger family; Thumbelina; King Cole; Johnny Bullhorn [John Barleycorn]; Commander Arrow; a dragon; Snow White; Mustard Pot Pete; barleycorn girls; Mister Grandours
Synopsis:
Tale of how Johnny Bullhorn brought the magic barleycorns to Fabletown's farm so there would be women for the Lilliputian soldiers.
Reprints:

Look for These Other Vertigo Books (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement with checklist of other Vertigo trade paperbacks.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Storybook Love
    Fables
  2. 1. Fables: Storybook Love
    Fables
  3. 2. [Credits]
    Fables
  4. 3. Who's Who in Fabletown
    Fables
  5. 4. [Fables #11 cover]
    Fables
  6. 5. Bag O' Bones
    Fables
  7. 6. [Fables #12 cover]
    Fables
  8. 7. A Sharp Operation
    Fables
  9. 8. [Fables #13 cover]
    Fables
  10. 9. Dirty Business
    Fables
  11. 10. [Fables #14 cover]
    Fables
  12. 11. [Blank page]
  13. 12. The Mouse Police Never Sleep
    Fables
  14. 13. [Fables #15 cover]
    Fables
  15. 14. Into The Woods
    Fables
  16. 15. [Fables #16 cover]
    Fables
  17. 16. Duel
    Fables
  18. 17. [Fables #17 cover]
    Fables
  19. 18. Road-Runner And Coyote Ugly
    Fables
  20. 19. [Fables #18 cover]
    Fables
  21. 20. Barleycorn Brides
    Fables
  22. 21. Look for These Other Vertigo Books
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne