Fables #1
Prev Series

Fables #1

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Lan Medina Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: May 8, 2002 Critic Reviews: 0 User Reviews: 5
N/ACritic Rating
8.3User Rating

Led by Snow White, a reformed Big Bad Wolf, and a host of others, the secret community of Fabletown is adjusting to life among the "mundanes." But this is no fairy tale, and when Snow White's estranged sister, Rose Red, goes missing -- her apartment a grisly, bloody scene -- it's up to her sister and Mr. Wolf to find the culprit. But the question remains, will they find Rose alive and intact, or will the cryptic message on her wall come true: "No More Happily Ever After"?

    No critic ratings have been found for this issue.

  • 10

    the first entry into vertigo's Fables is an imaginative story that pulls from the long continuity of Fairy Tales and Folk Lore. We are introduced to a cast of characters who all reflect their folk tale counterpart, the central of which is one B. Wolf. In the tradition of noir detective, the Big Bad Wolf is given the role of classic Pulp Noir. At its heart this story is about the big bad wolf, and his work at solving a murder. Throughout the investigation we are introduced to Snow White, Bluebeard, Jack of the beanstalk fame, and even a flying monkey from Oz. These entities from the world of myth and fairytale inhabit a section of the real world. This story is a combination of Magic Realism, Detective Noir, and Low-Fantasy. The blending is n more

  • 8.5
    Giosaffani Apr 2, 2021

  • 8.0
    Khan/Murdock Jan 21, 2022

  • 7.5
    neymoviclestyan Nov 2, 2019

  • 7.5
    Raspiutin Jan 26, 2018

Reviews for the Week of...