The combined effect of this is that Roberson succeeds in making this a singularly Cinderella story, rather than just an espionage story featuring someone called Cinderella. I think Chris Roberson did a fantastic job writing a story that perfectly suits the Cindy we know. Meanwhile, it’s a neat twist that Aladdin, gallant and strapping, ultimately comes across as the story’s designated “damsel in distress” dude in distress? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Other books in the series. The two form your typical spy movie duo, and proceed on the case.

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Cinderella has come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass What could possibly be more valuable than magical items? Cindy can kick butt with the best of them. Fun tale about Cindy and her spy lifestyle.

It’s a fine extension of Willingham’s work, and could easily serve as an introduction to a new reader unfamiliar with the Fables universe. She even has ‘assets’ who help her along as she needs them.

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The villain was telegraphed, but I missed it because I was enjoying the escapist tone of the tome. Roberson also partners Cindy with a character who’s more of a natural fit in fablrtown adventure tale, in the form of Aladdin, and gives small but valuable roles to a few other Fable characters. The idea of Cinderella as a spy cinderelal likes of James Bond didn’t float well, didn’t really make a bit of sense, to be honest. Some strong language and adult situations make this most appropriate for older teens.


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And how does her long lost Fairy Godmother factor into the equation? This the first mini-series featuring Cinderella from Bill Willingham’s wonderful Fables series penned by Chris Robertson. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Shawn McManus art is beautiful. It just interrupts the flow of the rest of the story a bit.

Cinderella, Volume 1: From Fabletown with Love by Chris Roberson

And I’ll cinderella from fabletown with love my review because I really don’t want to tell any spoilers on this book, after all it’s a spy book and the thing I enjoy most in spy books is the final reveal, as the hero saves the world The series has kept a steady quality throughout and I’ll aim to finish this before the end of year as it is a series It’s been quite some time since I read the last fables book and I thought it should be time to finish the series.

He gives her a backstory, letting readers see the amount of depth that the character really has. Yep, it was a spy comic with the classic Fables twist.

Fairy Tale characters live in the real world and came from their world into our own because of a war against The Advesary an Evil Overlord that overran the Fairy Tale I loved this. On Bullfinch Street she’s regarded as a vacuous gadabout who infrequently runs her shoe store.



He managed to take the myth and turn it on it’s ear in a way that anyone could understand. They fabpetown it to our world and set up shop, or shops: They make a good team, and share humble origins. A Modern Cinderella Tale Cinderella This happens frequently in Fables titles especially when some of the Eastern Fables turn up.

Roberson introduces a couple of his own plot points that never quite pay off, too. A talented actress would be able to show off her action chops, but also showcase her range when the series delves into more comedic or — on the other side of the spectrum — dramatic elements.

The depth and breadth of the fro, the fantastic storylines, and the imagery is absolutely fantastic. Aug 28, Loren rated it really liked it. This time the book is a straith cinderella from fabletown with love spy story with all the mandatory villain that are only middle men and the final suprising big bad boss it was actually a surprise for me, I was expecting other character Lets just say that I really loved this book, it felt right even if it isnt the same writer.

This is all very From Russia With Love. Cinderella – Of Men and Mice.