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Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Selfish Giant" and "The Star Child!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. Well known for his opera adaptations and beautiful fantasy work, P. Craig Russell is adapting Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales in a series of landmark volumes. Hardcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 1-REP

    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. "The Selfish Giant" and "The Star Child!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. Well known for his opera adaptations and beautiful fantasy work, P. Craig Russell is adapting Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales in a series of landmark volumes. Hardcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 1S-1ST

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    Signed and numbered by P. Craig Russell - Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Selfish Giant" and "The Star Child!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. Well known for his opera adaptations and beautiful fantasy work, P. Craig Russell is adapting Oscar Wilde's famous fairy tales in a series of landmark volumes. Hardcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Young King" and "The Remarkable Rocket!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. Hardcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #2-REP
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 2-REP

    Volume 2 - 2nd and later printings. "The Young King" and "The Remarkable Rocket!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. See Russell at his most cartoony in the amusing The Remarkable Rocket, a vain rocket who figures to be better than all the rest even seeing glory in his demise. From humble origins, The Young King revels in the finer possessions of his new lofty position. When he sees the suffering his people go through making these for him, he casts them off but paradoxically, this is not what they want. Hardcover, 8 1/4-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Birthday of the Infanta!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. The beautiful little royal infanta brings an ugly dwarf into her midst for entertainment. The dwarf, unaware of his looks, is happy for such attention and to amuse, until he sees himself in the mirror. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #3-REP
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 3-REP

    Volume 3 - 2nd and later printings. "The Birthday of the Infanta!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. The beautiful little royal infanta brings an ugly dwarf into her midst for entertainment. The dwarf, unaware of his looks, is happy for such attention and to amuse, until he sees himself in the mirror. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 4-1ST

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "The Devoted Friend" and "The Nightingale and the Rose!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. The next volume in the prize-winning and greatly acclaimed complete adaptations of Wilde's tales presents "The Devoted Friend," on what constitutes real friendship; and "The Nightingale and the Rose," a stirring story of sacrifice to love with a cruel twist. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #4-REP
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 4-REP

    Volume 4 - 2nd and later printings. "The Devoted Friend" and "The Nightingale and the Rose!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. The fourth volume in the prize-winning and greatly acclaimed complete adaptations of Wilde's tales presents The Devoted Friend on what constitutes real friendship, and The Nightingale and the Rose, a stirring story of sacrifice to love with a cruel twist. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "The Happy Prince!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. The Happy Prince is arguably the most famous and well loved of Oscar Wilde's nine fairy tales, rivaled only by The Selfish Giant. It is also a very timely tale at a time of controversy over the increasing chasm between rich and poor. The Happy Prince has lived a life of opulence but has died young, and his soul inhabits a beautiful ruby encrusted statue covered all over in gold leaf. From his perch high above the city he is witness to all the poverty, misery, and hopelessness in which his people have been living. When a small barn swallow in flight to the warm south ahead of the approaching winter stops to rest upon the statue the Happy Prince prevails upon him to delay his travels in order to remove his gold leaf a piece at a time and shower it upon the poor citizens. Out of love for the Happy Prince the swallow does his bidding. As the days pass the Prince's beauty is stripped away and as winter sets in the bird's fate is sealed. In the spring the townspeople finding only a dull statue with a broken lead heart and a dead bird consign the worthless objects to the ash heap. Only an emissary of God recognizes them as the most valuable treasures of the city and brings them to the gardens of heaven. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #5S-1ST
    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde HC (1992-2012 NBM) 5S-1ST

    Includes tip-in sheet signed by P. Craig Russell - Volume 5 - 1st printing. "The Happy Prince!" Adapted by P. Craig Russell. Quarterbound in real cloth and fine paper with a tip-in sheet signed by P. Craig Russell, this signed and numbered edition is strictly limited to 200 copies. The Happy Prince has lived a life of opulence but has died young and his soul inhabits a beautiful ruby encrusted statue covered all over in gold leaf. When a small barn swallow stops to rest upon the statue the Happy Prince prevails upon him to remove his gold leaf a piece at a time and shower it upon the poor citizens. In the spring the townspeople finding only a dull statue with a broken lead heart and a dead bird consign the worthless objects to the ash heap. Only an emissary of God recognizes them as the most valuable treasures of the city and brings them to the gardens of heaven. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, full color. NOTE: Limited to 200 copies. Cover price $50.00.