Tag Archive: Bill Willingham

Jul 22 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 101 – Fables: Legends in Exile and Animal Farm

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 101, the comic book show that killed Archie. In this issue, Thor becomes a Disney princess. Still not as strange as the time he was a frog, or when Loki gave birth to a horse. ALSO a new Captain America, Iron Man goes silver, Marvel Studios announce film dates until …

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Nov 02 2013

Bill Willingham announces that ‘Fables’ to end with issue #150

Writer Bill Willingham announced on his website that the long-running Vertigo title Fables. The companion series Fairest will also end shortly prior to this, and he also announced that he will be mostly retiring from comic book writing work as well. “Retirement in the storytelling trade means, still working and writing every day, but being …

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Sep 04 2013

Election Day: comic book heroes vote too

The Australian Federal Election is being held this weekend across this big, brown land that we here at Behind the Panels call home. While most of the DC and Marvel characters will be ineligible to vote – a combination of their (mostly) US citizenship and fictional status as far as the electoral role is concerned …

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Jun 11 2013

Highlights from DC Comics and Vertigo September 2013 Solicitations

We’ve already seen a number of these announcements already, but here’s what you might need to check out from the DC Comics September solicitations. Forever Evil The 7-issue series kicks off this gimmick month (see below), and it will be written by Geoff Johns with art from David Finch and Richard Friend. It rather dramatically …

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Jun 05 2013

DC Comics targeting Fables for film development

Not for the first time, but according to The Hollywood Reporter, the long-running DC/Vertigo comic Fables has been slated for the big screen. Nikolaj Arcel, who directed Danish film A Royal Affair, is said to be attached to direct the adaptation, which will be written by Jeremy Slater. David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford of Heyday Films, a team of people who are behind a little …

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