Fables #19

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 12, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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A new storyline of espionage ignites when a hooded stranger comes to Fabletown asking a lot of questions. Meanwhile, Pinocchio is in over his head, Boy Blue is in for the shock of his life, and Snow White goes incognito...sort of, in "March of the Wooden Soldiers."

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 17, 2003

    A very solid issue as there's a wealth of interesting ideas brought into play in this issue, from the ominous dream that Snow has that gives her a heads up on an approaching threat to Fabletown, to Prince Charming's efforts to improve his standing in the community, while at the same time playing up his duplicitous nature. Now the most interesting element involves the arrival of a character who was presumed dead, or if nothing else trapped in the Fablelands with the forces of the Adversary to keep her company, so her arrival in Fabletown is a nice shocking twist, and her impending reunion with a mainstay member of the Fable community should make for an interesting little scene. The fact that there are goblins creeping around Northern Canada also puts an ominous spin on this story, as it seems to suggest that there is a portal open, and the forces of the Adversary are making their way through it. We also get a couple solid throwaway moments that flesh out a couple lower tier characters i Read Full Review

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