Fables #20

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: December 10, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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The mysterious stranger in red is the talk of Fabletown. What happens when her old nemesis Bigby Wolf is the one assigned to debrief her? Meanwhile, Prince Charming has started his campaign to become the new mayor, and he's making lots of promises...

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 16, 2003

    This issue is a bit dependent on one having read the "Fables: The Last Castle" one-shot to fully understand Red Riding Hood's reaction to Little Boy Blue is such an important detail, and why it acts to further strengthen Bigby's belief that she's a spy for the Adversary. However, if you're a devoted fan of this series than chances are you were willing to part with the extra money to pick up that one-shot, and if not I trust Bill Willingham isn't going to leave this moment as it stands, as if nothing else Little Boy Blue deserves an opportunity to defend himself from Red's unfair version of how events played out at the Last Castle. Plus, it's also great to see that this book looks to be finally giving the Adversary a more direct role in the pages of this book beyond being the bogeyman that drove our cast out of the Fablelands. The material dealing with Prince Charming's efforts to gain the signatures to run for the office of mayor also makes for an interesting side plot, as if nothing e Read Full Review

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