Fables #11

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Bryan Talbot Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: March 12, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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The award-winning 'fractured-fairy-tale' series from bestselling writer Bill Willingham continues with three new stories. Kicking things off is a standalone flashback tale set during the American Civil War as Jack of Fables has a fateful run-in with the Devil!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 17, 2003

    While the opening page of this issue suggests that one can dismiss this story as a tall tale that Jack made up, the whole fantasy element of this issue undercuts what I've found to be one of the more appealing elements of this series, and that is that the Fables are moving about in the real world. I mean if the real world is littered with fairy tale style elements, than the Fable characters are robbed of the primary element that makes them so engaging. It also doesn't help that the story offers up a scene that is so extreme in its presentation of an idea that one is actually left questioning the sanity of a primary character. Still there's are some cute elements to this story, and I do like the idea that the Fables have been running around the real world for at least a couple centuries, as it opens up a whole new segment of story telling possibilities. I mean one wonders what the Fables were doing during the World Wars, or what Snow's reaction was when Walt Disney released its first an Read Full Review

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