Blog Tour: Fairy Tale Comics

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 / 1 Comment

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One can never get enough of fairy tales, right? From favorites like “Puss in Boots” and “Goldilocks” to obscure gems like “The Boy Who Drew Cats,” Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Cherise Harper, and more. This lovely book is available later on this month from our graphic novel imprint, First Second Books!

To celebrate the publication, we’ve got a fantastic blog tour lined up featuring the comics artists from the collection! Be sure to follow along!

Thursday 9/12 featuring Brett Helquist
Bluestocking Thinking

Friday 9/13 featuring Bobby London
Charlotte’s Library

Saturday 9/14 featuring editor Chris Duffy
SLJ Good Comics for Kids

Sunday 9/15 featuring Graham Annable
Stumptown Trade Review

Monday 9/16 featuring Gigi D.G.
Literary Grand Rapids

Tuesday 9/17 featuring Karl Kerschl

Wednesday 9/18 featuring Luke Pearson

Thursday 9/19 featuring Joseph Lambert
Schulz Library Blog

Friday 9/20 featuring David Mazzucchelli
Comics Bulletin

Saturday 9/21 featuring Vanessa Davis
Supernatural Snark

Sunday 9/22 featuring Gilbert Hernandez
Things to Do in LA

Monday 9/23 featuring Raina Telgemeier

Tuesday 9/24 Featuring Ramona Fradon

Wednesday 9/25 featuring Luke Pearson
Casual Optimist

Thursday 9/26 featuring Emily Carroll
Comics Alliance

Friday 9/27 featuring Charise Mericle Harper
SLJ Good Comics for Kids

Saturday 9/28 featuring Jillian Tamaki
Geek Mom

Sunday 9/29 featuring Jaime Hernandez

Monday 9/30 featuring Craig Thompson
LA Times Hero Complex

Tuesday 10/1 featuring Gigi D.G.


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Fairy Tale Comics is available on Tuesday September 24, from First Second Books.

Edited by Nursery Rhyme Comics‘ Chris Duffy, this jacketed hardcover is a beautiful gift and an instant classic.

Be sure to check out some of the sample pages on our website!

“A quirky and vibrant mix of visually reinterpreted fairy tales compiled by the editor of the Eisner-nominated Nursery Rhyme Comics (2011).” —Kirkus Reviews

“Nineteen cartoonists re-envision the world of ‘once upon a time’ in this collection of 17 fairy tales . . .These adaptations are sure to enchant devotees of comics and those who like a fresh and distinctive approach to fairy tales.” —School Library Journal

Categories: Blog Tour, Graphic Novels

One Response to “Blog Tour: Fairy Tale Comics”

  1. Patent agent says:

    Nice cover, with the smiling wolf laughing at little red riding hood’s tale!

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