Beyond The Bat: ‘Fables’ Reaches Its Conclusion

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BID FAREWELL TO FABLES AS THE SERIES COMES TO AN EPIC CONCLUSION

 

The vast magical universe of The New York Times bestselling series FABLES follows the lives of beloved storybook characters such as Snow White, Rose Red, Bigby Wolf, Little Boy Blue, Bo Peep, and shoe-loving Cinderella as they live in Fabletown, a community that lies, unbeknownst to us Mundys, in present day Manhattan. Today, Vertigo has released FABLES #150, also serving as the final collection, Fables Volume 22: Farewell, the final installment of this fan-favorite story.

Over the past 13 years FABLES has captured the hearts and minds of readers in a library that spans numerous titles, series and formats. The series inspired graphic novels including 1001 Nights of Snowfall and Fables: Werewolves Of The Heartland; the spin-off series’ Jack of FablesCinderella, and Fairest; crossover storylines into The Unwritten, and the prose novel, Peter and Max

As in all tales, a conclusion is inevitable. The final issue of the multiple Eisner-Award-winning series is finally upon us with Fables Volume 22: Farewell. Good knight vs. bad knight. King Arthur vs. Morgan le Fay. Rose Red vs. Snow White. The two sisters are caught up in the roles Camelot has set for them, and now they’re ready for battle. Find out which Fabletown characters will live happy ever after as the story reaches its epic conclusion.

This grand finale final issue and collection will lead off with the 78-page story “Farewell,” illustrated by Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy and Dan Green. Also included are 21 short stories that will give fans a last look at a range of Fablestown characters. Contributing artists include: Neil Adams, Michael Allred, Mark Schultz, Mark Buckingham, and even Bill Willingham. The book will also include special extras such as a sketch gallery, script pages, and more! 

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Images and information courtesy of DC/ Vertigo.

Eric Joseph

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