([April] 2012)

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Volume
4
Price
29.99 USD; 34.00 CAD
Pages
304
On-sale Date
2012-02-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Vertigo
ISBN
978-1-4012-3390-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401233907 59999
Editing
Shelly Bond (credited) (editor - original series); Mariah Huehner (credited) (assistant editor - original series); Angela Rufino (credited) (assistant editor - original series); Scott Nybakken (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Second printing available January 9, 2013; third printing available March 19, 2014; and fourth printing available March 18, 2015 (per comiclist.com).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fables / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jess Nevins (credited)
Pencils
James Jean
Inks
James Jean
Colors
James Jean
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf
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War Stories, Part One: Dog Company (Table of Contents: 4)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Tony Akins (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf
Synopsis
A tale of Bigby Wolf in World War II. As a civilian joining a unit on a secret mission, Bigby and Co. try to break up a secret weapon that the Nazis are working on in Frankenstein Castle.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf; Frankenstein Monster
Reprints

War Stories, Part Two: Frankenstein Versus the Wolf Man (Table of Contents: 6)

Fables / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Tony Akins (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf
Synopsis
Bigby finds out the secret plan of the Nazis. And we get the battle of the century.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Baby
Reprints

The Cruel, Hot Summer (Table of Contents: 8)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Steve Leialoha (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf; Prince Charming; King Cole; Boy Blue; Flycatcher; Snow White
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Indexer Notes

"The Year After" Part One.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Bigby Wolf
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The Long, Hard Fall (Table of Contents: 10)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Steve Leialoha (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arlo (the severed head of a wooden soldier); Cinderella; Beast; Bigby Wolf; Snow White; Snow White’s cubs; Bufkin, the flying monkey; Prince Charming; King Cole; Hobbes (Charming’s goblin butler); Dr. Swineheart; Little Boy Blue; Gudrun the goose; Jack; Flycatcher; Rose Red; Colin (a severed pig’s head)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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The Dark Killing Winter (Table of Contents: 12)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Steve Leialoha (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Beast; Honest John; Grimble; Frau Totenkinder; Beauty; Bufkin; Prince Charming; denizens of the Farm; Rose Red; Snow White; Snow White’s cubs; Flycatcher; Dr. Swineheart; Mr. Web; Mrs. Web; Mr. North
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White
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Until the Spring (Table of Contents: 14)

Fables / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Steve Leialoha (credited)
Colors
Daniel Vozzo (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Prince Charming; Sheriff Beast; Mr. North; Snow White; her cubs; Rose Red; Mary; her Little Lamb; Mistral (a wind); Whiff (a wind); Squall (a wind); Grimble; Kay; Beauty
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Fables / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Big Bad Wolf [Bigby Wolf]; Frog Prince
Reprints

A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 16)

Fables / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (credited)
Inks
Charles Vess (credited)
Colors
Charles Vess (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; King Shahryar
Synopsis
Traveling in Arabia as an Ambassador from the exiled FABLES community, Snow White is captured by the local sultan who wants to marry her (and then kill her). But the clever Snow attempts to charm the sultan instead by playing Scheherazade, telling him fantastic stories for a total of 1,001 nights.
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Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Fencing Lessons (Table of Contents: 17)

Fables / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
John Bolton (credited)
Inks
John Bolton (credited)
Colors
John Bolton (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Prince Charming; Seven Dwarfs; Sir Dunsark; Babcock; Lord Carrack; King Tosh (King under the earth)
Synopsis
Snow White pays a visit to the Seven Dwarfs... one that they'll never forget.
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A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 18)

Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (credited)
Inks
Charles Vess (credited)
Colors
Charles Vess (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; King Shahryar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

The Christmas Pies (Table of Contents: 19)

Fables / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Colors
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Reynard the Fox; Goblin soldiers; Grubel Kaidan
Synopsis
Reynard the Fox helps the Goblin soldiers set up a trap for the other Fable animals. Who's side is he on?
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A Frog's-Eye View (Table of Contents: 20)

Fables / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
James Jean (credited)
Inks
James Jean (credited)
Colors
James Jean (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frog Prince [Prince Ambrose]; Sir Lackluster; Snow White; Ichabod Crane
Synopsis
The life and times of Prince Ambrose.
Reprints

The Runt (Table of Contents: 21)

Fables / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Mark Wheatley (credited)
Inks
Mark Wheatley (credited)
Colors
Mark Wheatley (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bigby Wolf [Big Bad Wolf]; North Wind; Winter (dies)
Synopsis
The origin of Bigby Wolf.
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A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 22)

Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (credited)
Inks
Charles Vess (credited)
Colors
Charles Vess (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; King Shahryar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

A Mother's Love (Table of Contents: 23)

Fables / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Derek Kirk Kim (credited)
Inks
Derek Kirk Kim (credited)
Colors
Derek Kirk Kim (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Colonel Thunderfoot; Miss Silkytail; Snow White
Reprints

Diaspora [Part One] (Table of Contents: 24)

Fables / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Tara McPherson (credited)
Inks
Tara McPherson (credited)
Colors
Tara McPherson (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Rose Red; Frau Totenkinder
Synopsis
While trying to escape the Adversary, Snow White and Rose Red stumble upon Frau Totenkinder's cottage and her corpse.
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The Witch's Tale (Table of Contents: 25)

Fables / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Esao Andrews (credited)
Inks
Esao Andrews (credited)
Colors
Esao Andrews (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frau Totenkinder; Hansel; Gretel; Aurac; Stulla; Troll; 3 Billy Goats Gruff; Pied Piper; Beast; Rapunzel; Lance of the Lake
Synopsis
The origin of Frau Totenkinder.
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Diaspora [Part Two] (Table of Contents: 26)

Fables / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Tara McPherson (credited)
Inks
Tara McPherson (credited)
Colors
Tara McPherson (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; Rose Red; Frau Totenkinder
Synopsis
Snow White and Rose Red bring the rejuvenated Frau Totenkinder with them on their journey, much to Snow White's chagrin.
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What You Wish For (Table of Contents: 27)

Fables / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Brian Bolland (credited)
Inks
Brian Bolland (credited)
Colors
Brian Bolland (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mersey Dotes; Reynard the Fox
Reprints

Fair Division (Table of Contents: 28)

Fables / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Jill Thompson (credited)
Inks
Jill Thompson (credited)
Colors
Jill Thompson (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Old King Cole; Snow White; The Three Bears [Papa Bear; Mama Bear; Boo Bear]; Three Blind Mice; Mr. Dish; Miss Spoon; Mr. Badger; Mr. Mole; Mr. Toad; Cock Robin; Squire Pup; Mr. Fiddler; Mrs. Sprongwallow; Bluebeard; Bigby Wolf; Rose Red
Synopsis
Old King Cole seeks refuge from the invaders in the company of a very odd collection of characters.
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A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 29)

Fables / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham (credited)
Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (credited)
Inks
Charles Vess (credited)
Colors
Charles Vess (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Snow White; King Shahryar; Scheherazade
Synopsis
Snow White finishes her 1,001 stories to King Shahryar and now awaits her fate.
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Indexer Notes

Framing sequence.

Treasures from the Woodland Vaults (Table of Contents: 30)

Fables / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Inks
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Colors
Mark Buckingham (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

[Creator Biographies] (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  5. 4. War Stories, Part One: Dog Company
    Fables
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  7. 6. War Stories, Part Two: Frankenstein Versus the Wolf Man
    Fables
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  9. 8. The Cruel, Hot Summer
    Fables
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  11. 10. The Long, Hard Fall
    Fables
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  13. 12. The Dark Killing Winter
    Fables
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  15. 14. Until the Spring
    Fables
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fables
  17. 16. A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 1]
    Fables
  18. 17. The Fencing Lessons
    Fables
  19. 18. A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 2]
    Fables
  20. 19. The Christmas Pies
    Fables
  21. 20. A Frog's-Eye View
    Fables
  22. 21. The Runt
    Fables
  23. 22. A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 3]
    Fables
  24. 23. A Mother's Love
    Fables
  25. 24. Diaspora [Part One]
    Fables
  26. 25. The Witch's Tale
    Fables
  27. 26. Diaspora [Part Two]
    Fables
  28. 27. What You Wish For
    Fables
  29. 28. Fair Division
    Fables
  30. 29. A Most Troublesome Woman [Part 4]
    Fables
  31. 30. Treasures from the Woodland Vaults
    Fables
  32. 31. [Creator Biographies]
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Van Dore