Fables #24

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: April 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Boy Blue has gone missing. Trouble is brewing up at the Farm, and Bigby is still out of town. The residents of Fabletown are about to get a seriously rude awakening when the brothers Hugh, Drew and Lou show up with a gun-toting ultimatum--and the bodies begin to pile up.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 15, 2004

    This issue kicks this story into gear as the Adversary makes his/her first real step in to the lives that Fables have built for themselves in this new world, and his/her letter to them nicely spells out the idea that the Adversary hasn't forgotten about them, nor is he/she likely to as long as they are in possession of the various magical items that they took with them when they fled the Fablelands. The issue also manages to nicely present the idea that the Fables are woefully unprepared to face the return of the Adversary into their lives as they clearly have become complacent, and the adversary became little more than an evil bogeyman that they had left behind them. This issue also manages to make it clear that there are going to be characters who are going to emerge as the leaders that will rise to the occasion, as Snow White gets a great little moment in this issue where it's clear she's going to be at the front of the line when it comes to standing against the Adversary's current Read Full Review

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