e700k's Fables: Legends in Exile #1 - Volume 1 review

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Classics revised

First of all, I don't buy single comics but only trade paperbacks or even bigger volumes (like omnibi), so reviewing a volume that features a single story arc is always easier - like in this case, because the introducing story of the Fables starts with a big-shot of a story arc, the Legends in Exile. I must say - being a 27 years old male, Snow White, Prince Charming and the Big Bad Wolf are not in my all-time favorite characters list -- at all. But after playing with telltale games' The Wolf Among Us and after I learnt that it was a prequel to a comic I was desperate to check it out, (I recommend all of you who like Fables to give TWAU a shot) and how nice decision was it from me to do so, I liked the comics as well - very much. There's is something marvellous seeing the above mentioned characters swearing on every second page, killing each other and as the creators are very much aware of what they are doing - making jokes of how silly were the settings of the original (Disney and pre-Disney) tales compared to their current lives. There's one more reference I'd like to mention - if any of you played with White Wolf's Changeling the Lost RPG, for you, fellow dice-throwers it is a must.

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