Fables #1 - Legends in Exile [First Printing]
(2002 [February 2003])

DC, 2002 Series
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Volume
1
Price
9.95 USD; 16.95 CAD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
2002-12-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested For Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
ISBN
1-56389-942-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941236476 00111
Editing
Scott Nybakken (collected edition); Shelly Bond (original series); Mariah Huehner (assistant editor original series); Karen Berger (executive editor); Jenette Kahn (editor in chief)

Legends in Exile (Table of Contents)

Fables / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (painting)
Inks
James Jean (painting)
Colors
James Jean (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Boy Blue; Jack Horner; Lord Bluebeard; Cinderella; Bufkin; Bigby Wolf; Prince Charming; Lord Beast; Beauty
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

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

Fables / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
James Jean (painting)
Inks
James Jean (painting)
Colors
James Jean (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Straw Pig; Little Boy Blue; Jack Horner; Rose Red; Lord Bluebeard; Cinderella
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Indexer Notes

Art on first page is a detail from page 3 art. Art of second page is vignettes from various pages in this issue. Dedicated to Shelly Bond.

[Fables #1 cover] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (painting)
Inks
James Jean (painting)
Colors
James Jean (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bufkin; Snow White; Little Boy Blue; Straw Pig; Bigby Wolf; Jack Horner
Reprints

[Fables #1 alternate cover] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Maleev
Inks
Alex Maleev
Colors
?

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

Chapter One: Old Tales Revisited (Table of Contents: 4)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Lan Medina
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Zylonol Studio ((separations) [miscredited as Zylenol])
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jack Horner [as Jack of the Beanstalk]; Trusty John; Flycatcher; Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Lord Beast; Lady Beauty; Boy Blue; Prince Charming; Molly Greenbaum; Rose Red (flashback)
Synopsis
"In which we meet many of our principal players and get just the first hint or two of some of the myriad troubles to come."
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[Fables #2 cover] (Table of Contents: 5)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Inks
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Colors
James Jean (signed) (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lord Bluebeard; Cinderella
Reprints

Chapter Two: The (Un)usual Suspects (Table of Contents: 6)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Lan Medina
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Zylonol Studio (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jack Horner; Colin [Straw Pig]; Flycatcher; Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Prince Charming; Molly Greenbaum; Rose Red (flashback); Hobbes; Cinderella; Lord Bluebeard; Trusty John; Grimble; King Cole (flashback)
Synopsis
"In which our intrepid detective delves deeper into the mystery of the missing Fable, and a prince is reunited with his old lady love."
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[Fables #3 cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Inks
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Colors
James Jean (signed) (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Colin [Straw Pig]; Frau Tötenkinder [Black Forest Witch]; assorted monsters
Reprints

Chapter Three: Blood Tells (Table of Contents: 8)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Lan Medina
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Zylonol Studio (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf; Flycatcher; Boy Blue; King Cole; Snow White; Lord Bluebeard; Jack Horner [Jack of the Beanstalk]; Frau Tötenkinder [Black Forest Witch] (flashback); Prince Charming (flashback); Three Little Pigs [Colin; Dun; Posey] (flashback); The Adversary's minions (flashback); Hobbes; Bufkin; Grimble; Trusty John
Synopsis
"In which the boys make a big mess, more blood is spilled, and a determination is made about a missing Fable."
Reprints

[Fables #4 cover] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Inks
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Colors
James Jean (signed) (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lord Beast; Beauty; Colin [Straw Pig]
Reprints

Chapter Four: Remembrance Day (Table of Contents: 10)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Lan Medina
Inks
Craig Hamilton
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Zylonol Studio (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lord Beast; Beauty; Trusty John; Grimble; Prince Charming; Snow White; Aslan (flashback); Tin Man (flashback); Baba Yaga (flashback); Geppetto (flashback); Jack Pumpkinhead (flashback); Little Red Riding Hood (flashback); The Adversary (flashback); King Cole; Pinocchio; Bigby Wolf; Lord Bluebeard; Jack Horner; Colin; Flycatcher; Cinderella; Rose Red
Synopsis
"In which everyone dresses up to the nines, old stories are retold and the wolf takes a swim."
Reprints

[Fables #5 cover] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Inks
James Jean (signed) (painting)
Colors
James Jean (signed) (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rose Red
Reprints

Chapter Five: The Famous Parlor Room Scene (Sans Parlor) (Table of Contents: 12)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Lan Medina
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh; Zylonol Studio (separations)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Lord Bluebeard; King Cole; Jack Horner; Prince Charming; Rose Red; Flycatcher; Boy Blue; Colin
Synopsis
"In which everything is neatly wrapped up in the end, even though few are satisfied with the outcome."
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A Wolf in the Fold (Table of Contents: 13)

Fables / text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Bill Willingham (illustrations)
Inks
Bill Willingham (illustrations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Scott Nybakken

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf; The Adversary; The Adversary's minions; Snow White; Rose Red; Feathertop
Synopsis
A brief history of Bigby Wolf and his freeing of Snow White and others from the Adversary's slavery, and their eventual enchantment of the wolf to walk as a man, when they escaped to America.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with 2 illustrations.

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

Fables / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (painting)
Inks
James Jean (painting)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Colin [Straw Pig]; Frau Tötenkinder [Black Forest Witch]; assorted monsters

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Fables (2002 Series) #3 with altered colors

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legends in Exile
    Fables
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  3. 2. [Fables #1 cover]
    Fables
  4. 3. [Fables #1 alternate cover]
    Fables
  5. 4. Chapter One: Old Tales Revisited
    Fables
  6. 5. [Fables #2 cover]
    Fables
  7. 6. Chapter Two: The (Un)usual Suspects
    Fables
  8. 7. [Fables #3 cover]
    Fables
  9. 8. Chapter Three: Blood Tells
    Fables
  10. 9. [Fables #4 cover]
    Fables
  11. 10. Chapter Four: Remembrance Day
    Fables
  12. 11. [Fables #5 cover]
    Fables
  13. 12. Chapter Five: The Famous Parlor Room Scene (Sans Parlor)
    Fables
  14. 13. A Wolf in the Fold
    Fables
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fables
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