Fables #96

Fables #96

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: June 16, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
6.8Critic Rating
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The exploration into Rose Red's childhood continues as she's abandoned by her sister Snow. There are wicked witches and evil dwarves waiting out in the wilder parts of the world. Is it better that Rose Red was the one left behind? More important, can Rose pull the Farm back from the brink of chaos?

  • 7.0
    cxPulp - Todd Dyck Jun 17, 2010

    Is it possible that a book loses its luster by being continually good for so long? Or perhaps through our familiarity with the premise? It is a shame if that is true. Fables remains a book that rises to the top of my reading pile every month. We were lucky this month to get a old piece of story finally revealed, but I am more eager to see how this will impact the characters in the present day! Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jun 16, 2010

    This isn't a "bad" storyline, necessarily. It's just a slow, plodding flashback tale that kills the pacing of the series at the exact point when it should be ramping up. All I can do is keep my fingers crossed that the flashback will end soon and Rose Red will get her lazy butt out of bed. Read Full Review

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