Comic Book Series
Jack of Fables 1

Cover to Jack of Fables #1

Jack of Fables is published by DC Comics under the Vertigo imprint. Current price per issue is $2.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Jack of Fables #49: 29 Dec 2010

Current Issue[]

Jack of Fables #50: 30 Mar 2011

Next Issue[]



Irregular on-going series. First published in 2006. Final issue is #50.


Main Characters[]

  • Jack Horner (Issues 1-40)
  • Jack Frost (Issues 41-45)


  • Gary the Pathetic Fallacy
  • The Page Sisters


  • Mr. Revise (Issues 1-16)
  • Mr. Bookburner (Issues 17-32)
  • Kevin Thorn (Issues 33-35)

Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

  • Golden Boughs Retirement Village

Recent Storylines[]

Jack of Fables #50[]

Jack of Fables #49[]

Past Storylines[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Jack of Fables, vol. 1: The (Nearly) Great Escape - Collects #1-5. "Last seen hitchhiking from Hollywood, Jack's now a wayward Fable in the heartland of America. His extreme road stories and encounters with other notorious, renegade Fables are just a few of the situations in store for this fan-favorite character." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212220 - - Kindle
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 2: Jack of Hearts - Collects #6-11. "Jack reveals the secret of his former relationship with the illustrious Snow Queen — when he took her powers and became known as Jack Frost. And in present times, he lands in Las Vegas and meets his lovely new bride, a directionless heiress. Could it possibly be 'happily ever after' at last?" - WorldCat - ISBN 140121455X
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 3: The Bad Prince - Collects #12-16. "Jack's now a wayward Fable in the heartland of America. Follow his extreme road stories as he reveals the secret of his former relationship with the illustrious Snow Queen (when he took her powers and became known as Jack Frost)." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218547
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 4: Americana - Collects #17-21. "Jack hits the road in seach of a lost city of gold. Aided by his sidekicks Paul Bunyan, Humpty Dumpty, Gary the pathetic fallacy and the mysterious Hillary Page, Jack’s in for the adventure of a lifetime." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219799
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 5: Turning Pages - Collects #22-27. "Get ready for Jack’s adventures out West, as Smiling Jack Candle crosses paths with a grim sheriff from back East who carries no gun." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221386
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 6: The Big Book of War - Collects #28-32. "When Bookburner's army attacks Revise's compound, Jack returns not as a prisoner but as Commander-in-Chief."- WorldCat - ISBN 1401225004
  • Fables, vol. 13: The Great Fables Crossover - Collects #33-35, plus Fables #83-85 and The Literals #1-3. "When Jack discovers the existence of The Literals and their leader, he must leave his own adventures behind to warn Fabletown." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225721
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 7: The New Adventures of Jack and Jack - Collects #36-40. "Jack Frost must make his way to the Imperial Homeworld. Meanwhile, Jack of Fables is slowly transforming into something unexpected – and deadly." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227120
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 8: The Fulminate Blade - Collects #41-45. "All that remains of a futuristic world is superstition and feudalism, while the old technology is now regarded as magic. Jack Horner seeks the magic blade to defeat the Giant King. But nothing is as it seems..." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229824
  • Jack of Fables, vol. 9: The End - Collects #46-50. "Jack Frost embarks on the greatest quest in a career of great quests: to kill a dragon. Of course, he doesn’t know the dragon he’s after is his own father. Meanwhile, the Page Sisters find a new purpose in life: restoring the Great Library." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231551



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Creative Team[]

Writers: Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges. Artists: Tony Akins and Andrew Pepoy. Covers: James Jean.

Jack of Fables created by Bill Willingham.

Publishing History[]

First published in 2006. A spin-off of the comic Fables.

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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