Tag Archives: Mark Buckingham

Review: Fables #150 Bids a Fond Farewell With an Emotional Finale

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on July 24, 2015. Endings are difficult no matter what kind of story you’re telling. The longer a story goes, the more praise it wins, or the larger its audience grows only makes the … Continue reading

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Fables #145 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on October 16, 2014. It’s beginning to feel like Fables is spinning its wheels. The first few issues of “Happily Ever After” laid compelling groundwork for a series of conflicts and confrontations … Continue reading

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Fables #144 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on September 19, 2014. This isn’t a fairytale. It’s a horror story. Fables #144 moves away from the scattered composition of earlier chapters in “Happily Ever After” and focuses almost entirely on … Continue reading

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Fables #143 Review

This article was originally published at Infinite Comix on August 22, 2014. Fables is ending. That’s not a surprise. Bill Willingham announced its conclusion almost a year ago. The current issue is the third chapter of the final storyline, yet for … Continue reading

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Fables #142 Review

This article was originally published at DC Infinite on July 17, 2014. Fables #142 features a lot of staples commonly seen in the superhero genre, specifically those labelled “events.” Great power is mustered, legendary beings are called forth, and characters die. … Continue reading

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Fables #141 Review

This article was originally published at DC Infinite on June 18, 2014. Ending any story is a difficult task. It requires all of the work on multiple story elements be brought together in a manner that fits both the story … Continue reading

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Fables #137 Review

        This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 31, 2014. Fables #137 represents an increase in momentum for the series as the long-running story Camelot and the series draw ever closer to their conclusions. Decisions are … Continue reading

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Fables #136 Review

This article was originally published at DC Comics News on January 1, 2014. The newest issue of Fables is filled with many great character moments, including both the series’ notable sense of humor, as well as darker inclinations. It also does a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Fables #135

    This article was originally published at DC Comics News on November 21, 2013. It’s amazing how only a couple of elements can completely change the momentum of an ongoing series. In the case of Fables, I’m referring to the announcement of … Continue reading

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Friday Followup – 04/19/13

Chew #33 After the climax in issue 30 of “Chew”, it’s becoming exceedingly clear that John Layman is building towards his end game. Like much of the series issue 33 stands on its own fine, with lots of goofy, new, … Continue reading

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