is a term for a number of Marvel Fairy Tales 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 ]
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 ]
#1 (May 17, 2006, art by Sana Takeda) is a retelling of the
Japanese legend of Momotarō, with Cyclops in the lead role. [3 ] #2 (June 21, 2006, art by
Kyle Baker) is a retelling the African folk tale of The Tortoise and the Eagle, with the tortoise representing Professor X and the eagle Magneto. [4 ] #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. #4 (October 2006, art by Kei Kobayashi) adapts
Cajun Voodoo tales, and stars Gambit, Rogue, and Mystique.
Release information [ edit ]
X-Men Fairy Tales Volume 1 came out, it was sold out by May 2006. Shortly there-after Volume 2 hit the shelves on June 21, 2006 [5 ] [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.
Avengers Fairy Tales [ edit ]
Cebulski's third miniseries in the line:
Avengers Fairy Tales, features characters from Avengers comics.
#1 is an adaptation of
, with Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up Captain America as Peter Pan; the Scarlet Witch as Wendy; Quicksilver as her brother; the Wasp as Tinkerbell; Black Panther, Hawkeye, Iron Man, and Thor as the Lost Boys; and Klaw as Captain Hook. Pencils on this issue were done by João M. P. Lemos. #2 is an adaptation of
, with Adventures of Pinocchio The Vision as Pinocchio, Hank Pym as Mister Geppetto, and Scarlet Witch as the Blue Fairy. #3 is an adaptation of
, with Alice in Wonderland Cassandra Lang as Alice and the rest of the Young Avengers as part of the story. #4 is an adaptation of
, with The Wizard of Oz 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 ]
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