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The Amazing World of Gumball Vol. 1: Fairy Tale Trouble: 11/23/16
The Amazing World of Gumball Vol. 1: Fairy Tale Trouble by Ben Bocquelet is the start of a new series of graphic novels inspired by the animated series of the same name. The Watersons are at the Ren-faire at Elmore High.
Of course the Watersons manage to mess things up. Gumball and Darwin take it on themselves to prove a magic trick is nothing more than slight of hand. What they don't realize (and they really should given the weirdness that is Elmore) is that the magician really does have magic. The slight of hand is just a hobby.
Everyone at the Ren-Faire find themselves now in a fairy tale world brought there by the magician's curse. Being a fair person, though, the Waterson children are given the means for a quest to break the curse.
The book is cute and short and in keeping with the wacky humor of the television series. It's not quite as meta as the television series but if this graphic novel series continues long enough, I suspect it will find its way of being as metafictional as its source material.