The first issue of Bill Willingham's Jack of Fables, released in 2002
The Jack Tales, published by Richard Chase in 1943
Ray Hicks, Photographed by Tom Raymond for the National Storytelling Festival. Library of Congress.
Jack Kerouac's grave shows that he was known in life as "Ti Jean," after the French folktale Jack.
From an 18th Century chapbook of “Jack and his Stepdame.” By then it was called “The Friar and the Boy,” but the boy was still named “Jack.”
Richard Chase, collector and author of the 1943 collection The Jack Tales, playing the dulcimer at the American National Folk Festival, Philadelphia, 1944. Library of Congress.
Chapbook version of The History of Jack and the Giants
Poster for Boxing-Day pantomime of Jack and the Beanstalk
An illustration by Richard Doyle from The Story of Jack and the Giants, London: Cundall & Addey 1851.
Illustration of "Jack and the Beanstalk" by Walter Crane for The Blue Beard Picture Book, London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.
A “shape book” cover for "Jack and the Beanstalk," published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York, 1897
Arthur Rackham illustrated "Jack and the Beanstalk" for Flora Annie Steele.
Russell Crowe played Lucky Jack Aubrey in the film adaptation of Patrick O'Brian's Master and Commander.
A recent reprint of Lang's Red Fairy Book
Rachel Pollack's The Tarot of Perfection features several Jack-like tales.
Charles De Lint's Jack the Giant-Killer
Movie poster for the 1962 film Jack the Giant-Killer
Contemporary teller Orville Hicks is well known for telling Jack Tales.