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Jack of Fables, Vol. 4: Americana Jack hits the road in seach of a lost city of gold Aided by his sidekicks Paul Bunyan, Humpty Dumpty, Gary the pathetic fallacy and the mysterious Hillary Page, Jack s in for the adventure of a lifetime Collecting Jack of Fables Much better than the previous volume, but not quite as good as the first,like a 3.5 5.Jack of Fables redeems itself a bit here with a much better main storyline than last time and a host of characters that didn t need to be carried by the still strong Gary The issue added onto the end of this collection started to bore me a little, but it picks up half way through and you can see why they did make it, a nice way to show how powerful one of thetimid characters from this series can be Much better than the previous volume, but not quite as good as the first,like a 3.5 5.Jack of Fables redeems itself a bit here with a much better main storyline than last time and a host of characters that didn t need to be carried by the still strong Gary The issue added onto the end of this collection started to bore me a little, but it picks up half way through and you can see why they did make it, a nice way to show how powerful one of thetimid characters from this series can be Jack and his crew head to Americana in search of gold Americana is a wonderful addition to the fables mythos that hadn t been explored to date It s based on American myths, not only those like Paul Bunyon and Tom Sawyer butgeneral ones like Gangsterland and Antebellum along with the villain of this piece, the Book Burner I thought this was delightful fun with very good art from Russ Braun. These Jack of Fables collections are really getting tired.I greatly enjoy the other Fables books, so I always expect to enjoy these books filled with similar characters and adventures However, many of the male characters in this series are crass and sexist The stories aren t that good either, kind of meandering and not fleshed out.I feel like the other Fables series is meant for adults and this series is meant for 14 year old boys I have nothing against 14 year old boys, but I m not one, so m These Jack of Fables collections are really getting tired.I greatly enjoy the other Fables books, so I always expect to enjoy these books filled with similar characters and adventures However, many of the male characters in this series are crass and sexist The stories aren t that good either, kind of meandering and not fleshed out.I feel like the other Fables series is meant for adults and this series is meant for 14 year old boys I have nothing against 14 year old boys, but I m not one, so maybe it makes sense that we like different things.In any case, I don t think I am going to bother reading anybooks in this series.Oh, but hey, the zombie townspeople, especially the cops, in this book are rather funny I like the way they talk Hey We are surrounding you at this time, and Become arrested, please It s kind of sad when zombie talk is the strongest aspect of a piece of art In the fourth installment we get to see Jack in the fabled America, a mix of different historical eras all over the land There s a nice play with the Three Page Sisters, someinfo about Literals STORY PLOTTING B CHARACTERS DIALOGUE B plus LITERAL FABLE FOCUS B to B plus WHEN READ December 2011 OVERALL GRADE B to B plus In the fourth installment we get to see Jack in the fabled America, a mix of different historical eras all over the land There s a nice play with the Three Page Sisters, someinfo about Literals Fables, a good spread of Old American Legends and, of course, the hunt for gold.ARTWORK B plus to A minus STORY PLOTTING B CHARACTERS DIALOGUE B plus LITERAL FABLE FOCUS B to B plus WHEN READ December 2011 OVERALL GRADE B to B plus

  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Jack of Fables, Vol. 4: Americana
  • Bill Willingham
  • English
  • 01 June 2019
  • 1401219799

About the Author: Bill Willingham

In the late 1970s to early 1980s he drew fantasy ink pictures for the Dungeons Dragons Basic and Expert game rulebooks He first gained attention for his 1980s comic book series Elementals published by Comico, which he both wrote and drew However, for reasons unknown, the series had trouble maintaining an original schedule, and Willingham s position in the industry remained spotty for many years He contributed stories to Green Lantern and started his own independent, black and white comics series Coventry which lasted only 3 issues He also produced the pornographic series Ironwood for Eros Comix In the late 1990s Willingham reestablished himself as a prolific writer He produced the 13 issue Pantheon for Lone Star Press and wrote a pair of short novels about the modern adventures of the hero Beowulf, published by the writer s collective, Clockwork Storybook, of which Willingham was a founding member In the early 2000s he began writing extensively for DC Comics, including the limited series Proposition Player, a pair of limited series about the Greek witch Thessaly from The Sandman, and most notably the popular series Fables


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