Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Oz characters in Fables

Vertigo Comics comic book series of Fables is about several fairy tale characters from an enchanted world where all of them lived together, and have secretly moved to New York City because an evil monarch called the Adversary had taken over their dimension. Oz is one of the lands in this world, and in it the Nome King allied himself with the Advesary to take over Oz. Also, flying monkeys are employed into the secret society that the fairy tale characters have set up in our world known as the Mundane, one such monkey is Bufkin who works for the adminstrator Snow White along with Boy Blue. Meanwhile, Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Lion were imprisioned in a fake retirement village, but later freed by Jack Horner. Ozma has recently taken center stage as a major player in the comic. She's one of a group of witches first led by the witch Frau Totenkinder, and is chosen to lead the magic-users of the Fables world after Totenkinder goes missing.

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