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This page lists minor characters featured on Vertigo's Fables, Jack of Fables, Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, Cinderella: Fables Are Forever and Fairest, published by DC Comics.

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The Farm

The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe is a Fable that resides at The Farm and first appears in the seventh issue. She is based on the character from the story There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
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Billy Goat

Billy Goat is a Fable that resides at The Farm and first appears in the ninth issue. He is based on the character from the story Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Prince Aspen

Prince Aspen is a dryad assigned to be Geppetto's bodyguard by the Grandfather Oak along with his sister, Princess Alder.
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Princess Alder

Princess Alder is a dryad assigned to be Geppetto's bodyguard by the Grandfather Oak along with her brother, Prince Aspen.
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The Homelands

Scarecrow

Scarecrow is a Homelands character. Scarecrow's first appearance was early on in the series, in flashbacks during the fourth issue, where he can be seen among a large group of Fables fleeing the Adversary’s forces. He is most likely based on the same named character from the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Colonel Bearskin

Colonel Bearskin is a Homelands character. He was the colonel of "Bearskin's Free Company", the Fables who held back the Adversary's forces and tried to hold their last unconquered territory.
Colonel Bearskin
History:
It is said that he fought in many famous battles. He was known for his cunning battle strategies which were the reason that the territory held as long as it did. He also cared for the safety of the people who had loved ones and sent them on the boat to Fabletown. Boy Blue was his orderly, and he gave Boy Blue the witching cloak so Blue would live to tell the tale of the battle and so he could escape to be with Red Riding Hood. He was the one of the last of the Fables that stayed to fight to be killed; he was stabbed in the side and died slowly while the Adversary's troops mocked him.

The Red Cross Knight

The Red Cross Knight is a Homelands character. The Red Cross Knight, who almost won the battle all on his own, and could not be beaten, "not by goblin or troll or giant. Not by the dozens or the hundreds." He was finally killed when the enemy set a dragon against him.
The Redcross Knight

Sir Herman Von Starkenfaust

Sir Herman Von Starkenfaust is a Homelands character. Herman Von Starkenfaust is from Washington Irving's short story The Specter Bridegroom. According to Boy Blue, he turned out not being a ghost after all.
Sir Herman Von Starkenfaust

Britomart

Britomart is a Homelands character. Her final action before being killed, was throwing her magical spear, which would find any target she set for it, killing the general leading the Adversary's forces.
Britomart

Robin Hood

Robin O'The Woods (also known as Robin Hood or "Loxley") is a Homelands character. When the last ship out of the Homelands was leaving, Robin Hood (previously seen in flashbacks in the Legends in Exile story arc, while fleeing the Adversary's forces) chose to stay behind and defend the Gateway, to avenge his Marian, who was killed when the invaders took his lands.
Robin Hood

Maid Marian

Maid Marian is a Homelands character. Maid Marian's first appearance was early on in the series, in flashbacks during Fables 4, where she can be seen among a large group of Fables fleeing the Adversary’s forces. She is killed when the invaders took Robin Hood's lands.
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Friar Tuck

Friar Tuck is a Homelands character. He was a member of the Merry Men and died alongside Bearskin's Free Company.
Friar Tuck

John Small

John Small is a Homelands character. He was a member of the Merry Men and died alongside Bearskin's Free Company.
John Small Death

Tam Lin

Tam Lin is a Homelands character. He claimed to be the knight loved by the queen of the faeries. He had a reputation of a scoundrel, but after winning a place for himself on the last ship out of the Homelands, he gave it to his young page instead.
Tam Lin

The King of Madagao

The King of Madagao is a Homelands character. He was an old enemy of the King of Bornegascar and a character from Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce.
King of Madagao

The King of Bornegascar

The King of Bornegascar is a Homelands character. He was an old enemy of the King of Madagao and a character from Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce.
King of Bornegascar

King Pellinore

The ancient King Pellinore is a Homelands character. His rusty armor kept trying to fall apart during his weeks defending the Gateway, and his squire had to follow him around, retrieving the pieces that were dropped off in his way.
Old Pellinore

The Red Riding Hood Impostor

The Red Riding Hood impostor is a Homelands character. She was a fable that was disguised as Red Riding Hood and had a relationship with Boy Blue. She ran out into a swarm of goblins after she thought that Boy Blue had died.
Imposter Red

Yusuf

Yusuf is a Homelands character. He was Sinbad's minister who released a d'jinn from a bottle, in order to destroy Fabletown and its citizens and put him in control of both the European and Arabian fable communities. Unfortunately for him, Frau Totenkinder used her magic powers to warp his language, so that the commands he gave were not what he intended, ultimately leading to his own prolonged demise and the recapture of the d'jinn.
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The Prince

The Prince is a Homelands character. He had an affair with Rapunzel and got her pregnant. When Rapunzel was disowned and went looking for him, the Fairy Godmother prevented him from reuniting with her.
Rapunzel's Prince

The Fairy Godmother's Sisters

The Fairy Godmother's Sisters are Homelands characters. They were Cinderella's Fairy Godmother's sister fairies. They were implied to have been poisoned by Frau Totenkinder.
FairyBlessing

Kevat

Kevat is a Homelands character. She is one of Lumi's's three sisters and aunt to Jack Frost II. Kevat is the Spring Queen, and she brought April showers and May flowers wherever she stayed.
Kevat TheSpringQueen

Kesa

Kesa is a Homelands character. She is one of Lumi's's three sisters and aunt to Jack Frost II. Kesa is the Summer Queen and summer would reign where she dwelled.
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Syksy

Syksy is a Homelands character. She is one of Lumi's's three sisters and aunt to Jack Frost II. Syksy is the Autumn Queen and where she lived it would be fall.
Autmn Queen

Cendrée

Cendrée is a Homelands character. He was an enchanter and blacksmith who forged the Maerorgladi
Cendree

Inmates at the Golden Boughs Retirement Village

The Cowardly Lion

The Cowardly Lion was a Fable that first appears in the fourth issue.
JOF I50 Cowardly Lion
History:
Like several other Oz-characters, the Cowardly Lion was first seen in flashbacks during the Fables: Legends in Exile story arc, while fleeing the Adversary's forces. In the Fables spin-off, Cinderella: Fables Are Forever, it is revealed that he, along with, the Tin Man, Dorothy Gale and Toto, was on the run from the Adversary's forces for years, before the group made it into the mundy world in the year of 1943. The Cowardly Lion and the Tin Man decided to live out on the Jersey pine barrens rather than staying at the Farm, while Dorothy went on to live as a killer for hire among the mundys. At some point years later, all of them were captured by Mr. Revise's people and imprisoned at the Golden Boughs. When Mr. Revise reluctantly allowed the revised Fables to be restored back to their original self, and the Cowardly Lion learns that he was actually vicious lion looking for restraint before he was revised. In the series' final issue, in a chaotic battle with Jack Horner, who has been transformed into a dragon, the Lion dies when he is caught in Jack's dragon fire.

Tin Woodsman

The Tin Woodsman was a Fable that first appeared in fourth issue.
Tin Woodsman
History:
The Tin Man was first seen in flashbacks during the Fables: Legends in Exile story arc, while fleeing the Adversary's forces. In the Fables spin-off, Cinderella: Fables Are Forever, it is revealed that he, along with the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy Gale and Toto made it into the mundy world in the year of 1943, having been on the run from the Adversary's forces for years. The Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion decided to live out on the Jersey pine barrens rather than staying at the Farm, while Dorothy went on to live as a killer for hire among the mundys. At some point years later, all of them were captured by Mr. Revise's people and imprisoned at the Golden Boughs. The Tin Man used to have all sorts of appendages attached to his body, including tin cannons, a rotating saw and a large drill, which were all removed when he was revised. When Bookburner attacked the Golden Boughs, Mr. Revise reluctantly allowed many of the revised Fables to be restored back to their original self, and the Tin Man magically got all of the appendages back. In the final issue of Jack of Fables, the Tin Man and many former prisoners are caught in the middle of a confrontation between Jack Frost and Jack Horner, who has been turned into a dragon. Jack Frost believes that the Tin Man is on the dragon's side and kills him by chopping off his head.

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