Fables #38

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Steve Leialoha Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: June 8, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Boy Blue may finally have a chance to slay the Adversary, but he'll have to escape an empire of guards if he hopes to succeed! The Snow Queen has other plans for the would-be hero, though, as a mind-blowing revelation is made.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 17, 2005

    Mark Buckingham does his normal top notch job on the issue as how can one not be impressed by the various visual spectacles on display in this issue, from the wonderfully clever visual layout where we see the passage of the Snow Queen through the city, to the sheer grandeur of the Emperor's passage which is perfectly captured by the look of utter amazement of the face of the guard as the giant passes. There's also a wealth of fun little details like the little old women who leap into action when some of the Snow Queen's snow strays onto the Emperor's stairs, and there's a lovely little moment where we see Blue's frustration when the city guard leaps into action as he knows they don't stand a chance at stopping him and as such their efforts are a pointless waste of their lives. The final page also has a nice sense of impact as we see Blue is captured by the Snow Queen in a manner that can't help but leave one concerned about his survival. The cover image is also a lovely piece of art, t Read Full Review

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