Donkeyskin

Season 3, Episode 6: Wolf Among Us

Marilag and Meghan round out their third season with a Fables video game: Wolf Among Us! This is less of an adaptation but more of "what happened to Donkeyskin after the Happily Ever After? We're a bit sad to see Donkeyskin go, but also will be happy to do a happier tale.  Don't Forget To Vote for… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 6: Wolf Among Us

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Season 5: Which Retelling Next?

Before we get into the nitty gritty of polling, we just wanted to announce the winning fairy tale to be retold in the last poll: The Twelve Dancing Princesses! This may very well be a good segue away from creepy dark tales, but then again, Grimm fairy tales aren't exactly very child-friendly either. So...we'll see. Again,… Continue reading Season 5: Which Retelling Next?

Donkeyskin

Season 3, Episode 4: Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey

  Meghan and Mari finally have a lost episode, so this episode they try to recall what happened in Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey. Which wasn't as hard as it sounds! This book led to several tangents, especially as we discuss elemental magic, as well as a deep dive into how the cover looks! Plus we… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 4: Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey

Donkeyskin

Season 3, Episode 2: Deerskin by Robin McKinley

Meg and Mari tackle one of the most difficult books they've ever read, content wise, on today's episode. Their first adaptation of Donkeyskin is Deerskin by Fableulous favorite, Robin McKinley! The Amazing Robin looked at Donkeyskin and went I CAN MAKE IT HORRIFIC! All jokes aside, the content of this adaptation includes rape, incest, miscarriages, and the… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 2: Deerskin by Robin McKinley

Donkeyskin

Season 3, Episode 1: Donkeyskin!

Marilag and Meghan are back to discuss a disturbing and almost nauseating French fairy tale: Donkeyskin by Charles Perrault. Mari discusses the true story the fairy tale is perhaps based on, and Meghan keeps her head in her hands as she tries to figure out the moral of the story. They discuss the alternate versions… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 1: Donkeyskin!

One Thousand and One Nights

Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

Marilag and Meghan round out season 2 of 1001 Nights with a stand alone volume/prequel to Vertigo's Fables series: 1001 Nights of Snowfall! This book consists of multiple artists and prequel stories of some of their major characters. Mari and Meg talk about the stories and artwork and some of their favorite other comics that the… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 6: Fables’ 1001 Nights of Snowfall

One Thousand and One Nights

Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights

Mari and Meg discuss this 1990s Hanna-Barbera cartoon special! Scooby Doo and Shaggy head off to the Middle East thinking they've landed a job as royal food taste testers...but what happens next? Enjoy our first gender-bent episode, and let us know if you want to join us for season 3 as a guest! Go check… Continue reading Season 2, Episode 5: Scooby Doo in the Arabian Nights