Fables #39

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Lan Medina Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: July 13, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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In this special interlude issue to the ''Homelands'' storyline, Fabletown faces major issues as a traitor is discovered. Someone has been divulging war secrets and strategies to the enemy, and when the culprit is identified, the consequences are shocking!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 29, 2005

    Lan Medina makes a return to the title that he helped launch and I have to say that while I've really come to appreciate the extra touches that Mark Buckingham brings to the book, Lan Medina's visit does serve to remind us that this book has always been in the hands of great artists. I mean there's some lovely visuals to be found in this issue, from the quiet intensity that Bagheera manages to project as he paces his cage, to the wonderfully unsettling sequence where we get a look at the final moments of the Fable who was working for the Adversary. The art also manages to nicely build toward it's final page revelation, as there's a real sense of importance conveyed on that second to last page, and the final image of the issue conveys a real sense of excitement. I also have to credit the issue for managing to make Balloo look like a real bear while also capturing the laid-back attitude that is an essential aspect of the character, as this contrast of ideas is harder to pull off than it Read Full Review

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