Fables, Volume 13: The Great Fables Crossover

Fables, Volume 13: The Great Fables Crossover

by Bill Willingham
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Fables, Volume 13: The Great Fables Crossover 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
The cover's nice. This one I like. I mean, the other volumes are good. But this one was okay. Has its moments.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You know how some characters live in worlds that conspire to allow their existence? Like James Bond, who skates through his adventures, improbably never receiving a bullet to the head or a nasty STD? That, in a nutshell, is Jack of Fables. When Jack departed Fabletown for his own book, it was a migration from a dramatic series with moments of wit and comedy to an out-and-out farce; a world, in short, where someone could behave like Jack of Fables and do well by it, with the recognition that behaving that way in Fables- a world more recognizably like our own- such behavior would likely make one a pariah at best, and at least as likely a corpse. Indeed, it was very much such a recognition that led to Jack's exodus in the first place. Now, the "Great Fables Crossover"... And sadly, the characters of Fables have been dragged into the world where Jack is largely rewarded for being Jack, and everyone else is diminished for it. Consequently, any drama, conflict, or sense of danger is replaced with eye-rolling antics and tedium, and the interaction of the "Literals" and the "Genres" is an excuse for such painfully on-the-nose symbolism and metaphor that it becomes difficult not to cringe. I'll admit, if it wasn't already obvious, that I'm not a big fan of Jack of Fables, at least not in his eponymous book incarnation. If you find that version a "loveable rogue", your mileage may differ. For me, he's like Fables' Prince Charming.... Only about half as smart, without an underlying sense of honor, and not actually charming.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found the literals to be pretty fun. Hopefully they'll pop up again; perhaps in their own mini series or something. It's a nice reprieve from the "Mr. Dark" threat. I'd definitely recommend this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fantastic read!
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Fables is one of the absolute best graphic novel series I have ever read, and this one is no exception. Definitely read all of them!
Keepyerdamnereader More than 1 year ago
This entire series is worth a read. This volume deviates a little from the previous story line, but is still very entertaining. A must for graphic novel fans.
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