"War Stories," Part 1 of 2. It's Germany, 1944, and Bigby Wolf, a member of Dog Company, is sent to the hills to find a monster named after a certain doctor who's too tough to kill...because he's already dead.
Nice touches include some off-screen violence, where the troops wonder what has happened but with a nod and a wink to the reader, we know without being told. Coupled with some good (if unsurprisingly dark after all, the story is mostly set at night, in some woods!) art by a fill-in crew, the series continues to consistently hit the high mark of quality. Read Full Review
Theres nothing here for new readers, and regular readers will feel cheated. Check out the trade books, or the recent story arc about the war against the wooden soldiers. But give this a miss. Read Full Review
After the crashing pace of the last few story arcs, it may be worth a flashback tale breather. In other issues focusing on the Fables history, however, an element of mystery and fantasy skittered through each tale, shedding light on who the characters are and how they came to be. Here, however, this magic is all but absent. Perhaps next issue will redeem all, but the issue on its own is the weakest of the series. Read Full Review