([November] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
22.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages:
160
On-sale date:
2012-11-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Vertigo
ISBN:
978-1-4012-2479-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401224790 52299
Editing:
Shelly Bond; Gregory Lockard (assistant); Robbin Brosterman (design director - books); Louis Prandi (publication design)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7" x 10.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover; Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Graphic Novel

Issue Notes

Printed and bound in the U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fables / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Inks:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Colors:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; werewolves; Oda Harp
Keywords:
werewolves

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fables / credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Inks:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Colors:
Daniel Dos Santos (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter One: When We All Lived in the Forest (Table of Contents: 3)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Carl Harp; Oda Harp; Bigby Wolf; werewolves; human prey
Synopsis:
All her life Oda has dreamed that a stranger would arrive bringing vast changes to Story City, and now she tells her brother Carl that the day has arrived. Bigby Wolf enters the surrounding forest only to be set upon by werewolves, and is taken prisoner through the use of tranquilizer darts.
Keywords:
Dart gun; Iowa; Story City; werewolves

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Two: Wolves at War (Table of Contents: 4)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Arthur Harp; Adolf Hitler (flashback); Alwin Harp; Herr Gruppenfuhrer (flashback); Dr. Sieglinde von Abensberg und Traun (flashback); Frankenstein's monster (flashback)
Synopsis:
Awaking in prison, Bigby learns that the leader of Story City is his old comrade Sergeant Harp, whom he had thought killed in World War II. A flashback recaps their attack on Castle Frankenstein.
Keywords:
Black Forest; Castle Frankenstein; Frankenstein Castle; Germany; Iowa; Nazis; O.S.S.; Project Volsung; Story City; werewolves; World War II

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Three: A Kind of Limbo (Table of Contents: 5)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Arthur; Arthur Harp; Lord Bluebeard (flashback); Oda Harp; Prince Charming (flashback); Sigi Harp [Dr. Sieglinde von Abensberg und Traun]
Synopsis:
Harp frees Bigby on parole, and shows him some of Story City. He gives Bigby a guest house for his own use, and there Oda tries unsuccessfully to seduce Bigby.
Keywords:
Iowa; nudity; Story City; werewolves

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Four: A God Among Us (Table of Contents: 6)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Alwin Harp; Arthur Harp; Carl Harp; Orel; Diana; Oda Harp
Synopsis:
Star-struck residents of Story City mob Bigby to beg for favors, even as the covert Spezialeinheit plots against him. Bigby surreptitiously commandeers the local winds, and lays plans to destablize the Story City system.
Keywords:
Iowa; Story City; werewolves

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Five: Rituals (Table of Contents: 7)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Arthur Harp; Oda Harp; Carl Harp; Diana; Alena; Alexander
Keywords:
Iowa; Story City; werewolves

Indexer Notes

Carl and Diana plot how to kill Bigby, and convert his death in to a religious ritual to their advantage.

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Six: Project Volsung (Table of Contents: 8)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Arthur Harp; Diana; Oda Harp; Sigi Harp [also as Dr. Sieglinde von Abensberg und Traun]
Synopsis:
Harp and Sigi explain how Bigby's blood transformed them into werewolves; how they made peace with each other, and learned how to infect others; how the new tribe of werewolves made its way to America, took over Story City, and made it their own.
Keywords:
Black Forest; Castle Frankenstein; Frankenstein Castle; Germany; Iowa; Nazis; O.S.S.; Project Volsung; Story City; werewolves; World War II

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Seven: Story Night (Table of Contents: 9)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Alwin Harp; Arthur Harp; Carl Harp; Diana; Oda Harp; Orel; members of the Spezialeinheit
Synopsis:
Stating that Story City is about to explode, Bigby revokes his parole and returns to his cell. The Spezialeinheit members turn to werewolves in order to kill Bigby and seize control of the community, only to discover that Bigby has escaped.
Keywords:
Iowa; Story City; werewolves

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Eight: Sword & Fire (Table of Contents: 10)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Alena; Alexander; Alice; Alwin Harp; Arthur Harp; Carl Harp; Edel; Eric; Dagmar; Diana; Hadrian; Heidi; Herrick; James; Johanna; Oda Harp; Orel; Pete; Sigi Harp; Alex
Synopsis:
Recognizing that their lives and their systems have collapsed, Sigi commits suicide. Bigby and the Spezialeinheit make war throughout Story City, burning much of it in the process. Carl orders his followers to burn fellow members of the community in hopes of killing Bigby at the same time. Bigby hunts and slays the Spezialeinheit members, sparing only two for his own purposes, and orders a mass gathering on the morrow.
Keywords:
Iowa; Story City; werewolves

Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Nine: Precipice (Table of Contents: 11)

Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bigby Wolf; Arthur Harp; Alwin Harp; Oda Harp; residents of Story City
Synopsis:
Gathering the community, Bigby damns Arthur Harp as a weak leader, executes him, and installs Alwin in his place. He orders them to manage their own affairs and avoid drawing the attention of either Mundys or Fables. On his way out of town he meets Oda, who is also leaving. Both of them agree that Story City is untenable, and is doomed to collapse in time.
Keywords:
Iowa; Story City; werewolves

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

["The End"] (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Fern (layouts and pencils); Craig Hamilton (pencils)
Inks:
Craig Hamilton; Ray Snyder; Mark Farmer; Jim Fern
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
?

In Which Bill Explains, Illuminates and Apologizes (Table of Contents: 15)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Willingham
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Fables Graphic Novels] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Fables / promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)
Inks:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)
Colors:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)

Characters:
Bigby Wolf

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

insert or dust jacket / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)
Inks:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)
Colors:
Daniel Dos Santos (painting)
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Bigby Wolf; werewolves; Oda Harp
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  4. 3. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter One: When We All Lived in the Forest
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  5. 4. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Two: Wolves at War
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  6. 5. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Three: A Kind of Limbo
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  7. 6. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Four: A God Among Us
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  8. 7. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Five: Rituals
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  9. 8. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Six: Project Volsung
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  10. 9. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Seven: Story Night
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  11. 10. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Eight: Sword & Fire
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  12. 11. Werewolves of the Heartland Chapter Nine: Precipice
    Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["The End"]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. In Which Bill Explains, Illuminates and Apologizes
  17. 16. [Fables Graphic Novels]
    Fables
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
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