Issue 53 is the fifty-third issue in Fables.
The Empire plans to use three plague to destroy Fabletown the the whole mundy world. A plague of disease, then fire, then winter, and finally famine. Rodney tells Pinocchio that he has to be one who needs to tell Geppetto their disregard for the plan. After saving Peter Rabbit from wolves that wanted to hurt him, Bigby asks him if Peter would be willing to play chase with his children as they are becoming older and more wolf-like. Geppetto tells Hansel that he is going to Fabletown to bring back Baba Yaga and any captured Wooden soldiers.