Fables, Vol. 5: The Mean Seasons
Collecting issues 22 and 28-33 of the hit VERTIGO series, this trade paperback features two tales of Bigby's exploits during World War II as well as "The Year After," which follows the aftermath of the Adversary's attempt to conquer Fabletown — including the birth of Snow White and Bigby's children! show more
Collecting issues 22 and 28-33 of the hit VERTIGO series, this trade paperback features two tales of Bigby's exploits during World War II as well as "The Year After," which follows the aftermath of the Adversary's attempt to conquer Fabletown — including the birth of Snow White and Bigby's children!
Publish date: April 1st 2005
Pages no: 168
Edition language: English
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Series: Fables (#5)
After the epic battle of Wooden Soldiers, fought entirely without alerting the mundanes, Fabletown are forced to consider the Adversary as an active threat once more. The deeper roots of Fabletown diplomacy and espionage are revealed as well. Cinderella, who goes on to her own spinoff series, proves...
***Spoilers if you have not read the previous volumes***The results are in for the mayoral election, resulting in some major changes. In the midst of all of this Snow White gives birth to a litter of babies, and due to the nature of the children she is forced into exile on The Farm to raise them. Wi...
This book was a very important volume in the series in relation to the Snow/Bigby storyline. I gave it five stars because the storytelling is really awesome. I was really surprised at the direction Willingham took with their offspring. It totally makes sense. There is some angst associated with the ...
This is a transitional volume, so it's not on par with March of the Wooden Soldiers action-wise. But there are some very important happenings, both at The Farm and in Fable Town.
Following on from the battle aftermath of the previous volume, Fables: The Mean Seasons calms everything down with a slightly different tone. Yet, this compelling fractured fairytale adventure - with all its focus on the modern and society through the use of age old 'fable' characters - takes some i...