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Fables Vol. 5: The Mean Seasons
 
 

Fables Vol. 5: The Mean Seasons [Kindle Edition]

Bill Willingham , Mark Buckingham
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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WINNER OF FOURTEEN EISNER AWARDS

This volume 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! Collects issues 22 and 28-33 of creator Bill Willingham’s celebrated Vertigo series.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 59642 KB
  • Print Length: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Vertigo (21 Nov 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0064W67EG
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #39,722 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Getting better and better 25 Jan 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
One of few comic book series Fables are getting better with every issue.

Everyone who likes original stuff should give it a try!
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5.0 out of 5 stars It Moves On Well 5 Nov 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I am reading all the tales in sequence and enjoy their shifting nature. No character or situation can be deemed permanent. The illustrations are beautifully drawn and rendered and the story flows easily. I cannot wait to read the next volume as I am.involved with all the characters.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Thumbs Up! 18 Oct 2013
Format:Paperback
We begin with a one-shot concerning Cinderella. Then a two part story with Bigby in WWII. Finally a four part tale in Fabletown as Snow gives birth.

This scattershot approach allows Willingham to show his range and stretch his literary muscles without warping a single story into directions it isn't suited to go. Each is a great example of its genre and teaches us more about the characters involved. The period story is told through narration and presented as a diary entry complete with hand written text. Even though these are modern tales there are still classic lessons to be learned from them such as be careful what you wish for and the grass isn't always greener. We also see, or rather feel, Willingham's talent for evoking emotion in us readers.

The art is great with two artists on the job this volume. The WWII story has great colours that make it seem like newsreel footage from the time. The tiny panels also mark it out as separate from the ongoing storyline. It also has a great use of a map too.

Another top quality book with a broad range of stories to tell. Thumbs Up!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fables TP Vol 05 The Mean Seasons - Tony Akins 1 Feb 2013
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This is yet another book in the series which my son collects. He just loves the artwork as well as the storyline. Great value apparently.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wicked awesome 26 Jun 2012
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The Fables series is simply fantastic. The further you delve into it the better you can see the genius of Willingham, Buckingham and co! Highly entertaining stuff!
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