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Fables: Peter and Max - Bill Willingham, Steve Leialoha
Fables: Peter and Max
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A new stand-alone FABLES NOVEL from award-winning and wildly acclaimed author, Bill Willingham.This story stars Peter Piper and his incorrigible brother Max in a tale about jealousy, betrayal and revenge. Set in two distinct time periods, prepare to travel back to medieval times and learn the... show more
A new stand-alone FABLES NOVEL from award-winning and wildly acclaimed author, Bill Willingham.This story stars Peter Piper and his incorrigible brother Max in a tale about jealousy, betrayal and revenge. Set in two distinct time periods, prepare to travel back to medieval times and learn the tragic back-story of the Piper family, a medieval-era family of traveling minstrels. Then, jump into the present to follow a tale of espionage as Peter Piper slowly hunts down his evil brother for a heinous crime, pitting Peter's talents as a master thief against Max's dark magical powers.Based on the long-running and award-winning comic book series FABLES, PETER AND MAX is its own tale. Readers don't have to be familiar with the comics to fully enjoy and understand this book. AWARDS for FABLES: YALSA: 2004 annual recommended list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers·Willingham, Bill. Animal Farm (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo. ·Willingham, Bill. Legends in Exile (Fables series). DC Comics: Vertigo. YALSA: 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens·Willingham, Bill, Todd Klein, and others. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall. 2006. DC Comics/ Vertigo As of 2008, Fables has won twelve Eisner Awards.·Best New Series in 2003 ·Best Serialized Story in 2003, 2005 and 2006 (Legends In Exile, March of the Wooden Soldiers and Homelands) ·Best Anthology in 2007 (Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall) ·Best Short Story in 2007 (A Frog’s Eye View, by Bill Willingham and James Jean, in Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall) Hugo Award Nomination 2009:·Fables: War and Pieces was nominated for the first Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781401215736 (1401215734)
Publisher: Vertigo
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Fables
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Because Books
Because Books rated it
4.5 Peter & Max by Bill Willingham
I knew about the Fables series by Bill Willingham but never picked any up, not being a huge fan of graphic novels. My disclaimer: there is nothing wrong with graphic novels; I love the art and stories and appreciate the talent that goes into creating them, but just never got into them so much. So, w...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
2.0
I wanted to like this book. I've been considering getting into the Fables comics more, and thought this would be a nice way to introduce myself when I saw it at a library book sale. Well... it was an introduction. And the idea behind the story wasn't terrible. but I'm not sure the story knew what it...
fishgirl182
fishgirl182 rated it
Peter & Max is a stand alone novel set in the Fables-universe of author Bill Willingham. Fans of Fables will be familiar with the folk and fairy tale personalities that show up in the story. However, those who haven't read the series need not worry. You don't need to be a fan of even very familiar w...
The Moment Stealer
The Moment Stealer rated it
5.0
It's been a while since I picked up a Fables book, so it felt great to be back in Fabletown again. One of the most fascinating parts of this book was when Willingham gave us insight into Max's mind as he transformed into one of the creepiest villains I've ever read. I guess the only downside to this...
beccabee
beccabee rated it
Overall, this wasn't bad. I certainly prefer the comics, but that might have simply been because this novel was about characters I'd never met in the Fables history. Sure, Bigby and Snow, Red and Clara made brief appearances, but make no mistake, this was about Peter and his brother, Max.I wasn't ...
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