Fairest #17

Fairest #17

Writer: Sean E. Williams Artist: Stephen Sadowski, Phil Jimenez Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: July 3, 2013 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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In Part 3 of The Return of the Maharaja, Nalayani and the Maharaja face a lethal enemy while trapped in the Village of the Dead, and the expedition to rescue Nalayanis village faces an even deadlier curse that sabotages their attempts to search for their leader (whose mysterious past is finally revealed)!

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - ToriBee Jul 4, 2013

    While entertaining, this issue just didn’t have the same energy as other Fairest issues. Though with the addition of more problems without even managing to solve current and original problems, there’s still a lot of exciting potential hidden for issues to come. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Daren Taveras Jul 11, 2013

    Despite its shortcomings, Fairest #17 succeeds where the last comic did not. The big picture hasnt been set yet, and maybe until then, the comic might be a pass. But there is enough intrigue in the story to pull in a memorable end. Hopefully we will remember it for better reasons. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Jul 9, 2013

    Williams' storytelling is the very definition of merely functional. It makes sense and operates logically, but it doesn't have that necessary spark of creative energy nor the heart to make you care. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 11, 2013

    The plague which first hits one of Charming's concubines and later the Maharaja takes the arc even further from the story of Nalayani's village. The source of the disease and eventual cure might turn out to offer interest insights into both characters, but for now I'm a bit concerned with the shift in direction of this latest arc. Hit-and-Miss. Read Full Review

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