Disgusted with recent events in his own book, Jack Horner quits his own series, returns to FABLES in a big way and tries to pick up his on-again off-again romance with Rose Red while she's at her most vulnerable. But Jack Horner isn't the only wandering Jack who shows up at the Farm. In the meantime, Kevin Thorn is still safely ensconced in his writing retreat and about to start over on the universe, which would mean writing everything that currently exists out of existence!
In the idyllic kingdom of Haven, the Frog Bombers are playing the Gobtown Crushers for the pennant, and the winner is…on trial for murder. The star player for the winning team has been accused of committing a capital crime during the drunken victory celebrations. So far, Flycatcher (a.k.a. King Ambrose) has managed to avoid spilling blood in the formation of his new kingdom. But now he has to judge a trial wherein the only penalty for the guilty is death. Featuring guest-artist David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS, SILVERFISH).
Part 1 of "The Great Fables Crossover"! Thrill! To the adventures of your favorite Fables as they fight for their very existence in the greatest Fables epic yet! Shudder! To the danger as all of existence is about to be wiped out with the stroke of a pen! 3 months @ 3 books per month! = 9 amazing issues! Featuring Brazilian newcomer Joao Ruas, who brings his exquisite style and elegance as our new cover artist!
Part 1 of "Witches"! The business office got lost somewhere when Fabletown collapsed into ruins. Now Bufkin, the meek and mild flying monkey, is trapped inside with the evil witch Baba Yaga – and she's in a really bad mood. How is poor little Bufkin going to survive her tantrum? At the same time, Frau Totenkinder and the witches upstate at the Farm prepare to deal with Mister Dark down in what's left of Fabletown.
"Witches" Part 3! Up at the Farm, things are getting dicey as the witches try one thing after another to deal with Mister Dark, only to be frustrated, halted and defeated at every turn. Meanwhile, the struggle for political power heats up as the scared Fables turn to the only one among them who's defeated Mister Dark in the past. Back in the long lost Woodland Business Office, poor little Bufkin is fighting for his life against the evil witch Baba Yaga. His strength compared to hers is nil, his allies are nearly useless, and his resources are few.
"The Championship" concludes! As honorable judge Flycatcher sits in judgment of star baseball player Goblin, he has a tough choice – if he finds Goblin guilty, the penalty is death. Heavy is the head that wears the crown! Featuring guest-artist David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS, SILVERFISH).
Meet Dunster Happ, the most important Fable you never knew. If our friends in exile at The Farm knew even a fragment of what humble Dunster knew, they'd be in a lot less trouble right now. Mr. Happ's just one of a cast of thousands in this issue where we explore Mister Dark's past and how he ended up in that magical box in that faraway fortress so that two hard-luck mercenaries could come along one day and set him free. Featuring the guest art team of Jim Fern (CROSSING MIDNIGHT) and Craig T. Hamilton.
"Witches" part 2 of 5! As Bufkin and Baba Yaga battle it out, Beauty and the Beast make a startling discovery that will greatly affect their future and the entire fate of Fabletown. Only Frau Totenkinder knows the truth about the horror that is to come...and she's not exactly telling.