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A Spoopy Love Affair With Books

Jean, 39, lover of sci-fi, horror and fantasy, reader of comic books, conqueror of genre fiction.

Currently reading

Wytches Volume 1
Scott Snyder, Jock
Progress: 45 %
The Girl with All the Gifts
M.R. Carey
Progress: 36/403 pages
Bad Moon Rising
Jonathan Maberry
Progress: 160/534 pages
The Immortal Iron Fist: The Complete Collection Vol. 1
Dave Lanphear, Derek Freidolfs, Tonci Zonjic, Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic, Clay Mann, Dean White, David Aja, Khari Evans, Roy Allan Martinez, Victor Olazaba, Francisco Paronzini, June Chung, Nick Dragotta, Mitch Breitweiser, Javier Rodriguez, Stefano Gaudiano, Dan Brereton, M

Fables, vol. 21: Happily Ever After - a quick review

Fables, Vol. 21 - Mark Buckingham, Bill Willingham

Fables is winding down to the end of its long and impressive run,but things feel less than climactic, and more like a wrap up, with lots of information given but very little suspense building. And while I'm supposed to see the showdown between Rose Red and Snow as inevitable, I think, it just doesn't work for me, to be the story at the end of things. Meanwhile, Brandish is still kicking around and I remember how, while I've enjoyed the entirety of the comic, after the initial Geppetto storyline, it's lacked something vital. Still sad to see it go, but it's probably time.