Marvel Fairy Tales

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Marvel Fairy Tales is a term for a number of comic book series published by Marvel Comics and written by C. B. Cebulski with art by different artists each issue. Each of these series adapts fairytales and folk tales from around the world, using analogues of famous Marvel superheroes in place of the major characters.

X-Men Fairy Tales[edit]

Main article: X-Men Fairy Tales

X-Men Fairy Tales was the first such series, mixing folk tales with characters from X-Men comics. It ran from May 2006 to September 2006.[1][2]

Issues[edit]

  • #3 (July 7, 2006, art by Bill Sienkiewicz) is based on the European stories of the Brothers Grimm, with Jean Grey as a sleeping princess awoken by Cyclops. Featuring Wolverine.

Release information[edit]

When X-Men Fairy Tales Volume 1 came out, it was sold out by May 2006.[5] Shortly there-after Volume 2 hit the shelves on June 21, 2006 [6]

Spider-Man Fairy Tales[edit]

Spider-Man Fairy Tales is the second of the Marvel Fairy Tales series and features adaptations of characters from Spider-Man comics. It ran from May 2007 to October 2007.

Issues[edit]

  • #2 is an adaptation of the African legend of Kwaku Anansi, with Spider-Man as Anansi as he travels across the land fighting various elementals.
  • #4 is a gender-reversed variation on the story of Cinderella, featuring Gwen Stacy as a princess and Peter in the Cinderella role.

Avengers Fairy Tales[edit]

Cebulski's third miniseries in the line: Avengers Fairy Tales, features characters from Avengers comics.

Issues[edit]

  • #4 is an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, with She-Hulk as Dorothy, Captain America as the Cowardly Lion, Iron Man as the Tin Man, Thor as the Scarecrow, Magneto as the Wizard, and Scarlet Witch as the Wicked Witch of the West.

Fantastic Four Fairy Tales[edit]

A potential fourth miniseries focusing on the Fantastic Four has been mentioned by Cebulski and is supposedly in development.[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Overview- Overview
  2. ^ fairy tales- Fairy Tales
  3. ^ Volume One- Volume One
  4. ^ Number 2- Number 2
  5. ^ Sellout Date-Sellout Date
  6. ^ Number 2 Release- Number 2 Release
  7. ^ [1]

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