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n. Alternative form of '''Oberon'''.

Auberon (comics)

Auberon, is a character who appears primarily in DC Comics' adult-oriented Vertigo line. He is inspired by (and implied to be the same character as) the faerie king Oberon from William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Auberon (French spelling for Oberon), is the king of fairyland, who appears in the chanson de geste Huon de Bordeaux. Auberon (13th century) also refers to the title of another chanson de geste written as the prolgue to Huon de Bordeaux.

Auberon has also been given as the names or first names of a number of personages:

Usage examples of "auberon".

Queen Crede in the throne room, alone except for Prince Auberon, who arose and greeted him.

Lord Robley commanded that his hotblooded hunter also should have his mane done up in stubby ribboned braids and rosettes in the Auberon colors, and the horses of his retinue likewise, though with lesser rosettes.

Queen and both remarked upon the obvious adoration which Prince Auberon had for one of the loveliest ladies of the court.

Sir Periton was a little ahead, Sir Huon and Prince Auberon almost side by side with their guest.

Elveron and wondered if Prince Auberon and Lady Titania were wed and if Sir Huon was yet sad, but of these things they said nothing to the Cymry.

Queen Crede, the ever-beautiful, came forward to meet him, proffering both hands for him to kiss, and behind him, smiling also, came Prince Auberon to bring him safely in to view the wonders of Elfdom.

The difficulties that everywhere had been cropping up in even the best laid plans of men, the inexplicable yet Somehow inevitable failure that seemed built into their manifold schemes, were sharpest in the City, and caused the greatest pain and anger there--the fixed anger Smoky hadn't seen but which Auberon saw in nearly every City face he looked into.

There were also, Auberon saw, blocks of minute type placed explanatorily here and there (lost allies' regiments), and the hieroglyphs of the planets, and a compass rose, though not of directions, and a scale, though not of miles.

Daily Alice liked cats, as her mother hadn't, and as Auberon grew up the number of cats in the house grew by geometrical progression.

Auberon never got used to the suspension of disbelief his viewers were capable of, it always gave him a guilty thrill.

But now--maybe because of what had happened to him in the City, whatever that was, or maybe only increase of time wearing away the bond that had both held them and held them apart, Auberon had turned around.