- Bigby Wolf in his origin story. A wolf bigger than a clydesdale horse. Half its mouth is covered in blood. Standing on top of knights, soldiers, and civilians eaten alive in a gory burning field. Looking the reader right in the eyes.
- What Gepetto did to the Blue Fairy.
- What Totenkinder engineered to happen to Yusuf.
- One cover featuring witchhunter Hansel drowning two women.
- In the Fairest spin-off, Rapunzel's Dark and Troubled Past shows that basically the legend of Sadako happened to her. Her time spent down the well, and her insane rampage when she crawls out of it, come straight out of a horror story.
- Goldilocks is pretty nightmarish with her Cold Sniper personality and the brutal fashions she kills people in.
- After her husband has turned Brainwashed and Crazy, Snow White has a nightmare of coming home to find Bigby having killed all their children and serving them on platters as food.
- What Kevin Thorn ends up doing to Sam in the Great Fables Crossover.
- Cubs In the Toyland has whole gallons Adult Fear, especially if you're a parent. Each of the toys caused the death of a child. They list those "murders" and they're all completely mundane accidents that could happen to any child playing without supervision. Except for that one toy who mentioned "Blunt force trauma," implying it was used to beat a child to death.
Nightmare Fuel / Fables