The Walking Dead #171

Writer: Robert Kirkman Artist: Charlie Adlard Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 6, 2017 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
7.6Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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FEAR THE PRINCESS: Who is she, and what does she want?

  • 9.0 - John McCubbin Sep 6, 2017

    The Walking Dead #171 is a refreshing reminder of just how good this comic can be. Introducing us to an eccentric new character, the creative team deliver one of the most outlandish entries in the series to date. During this we get plenty of drama, with the characterisation and comic timing sure to leave readers eager for more from “Princess.” Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comicsverse - Alex Bisignaro Sep 12, 2017

    THE WALKING DEAD #171 focuses entirely on the group heading for Ohio. Robert Kirkman introduces a quirky new character, and the drawings and inks from Charlie Adlard and Stefano Gaudiano are as stellar as ever. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    AiPT! - Jason Segarra Sep 8, 2017

    Time will tell if Princess will be a worthwhile addition to the series or if she'll die on the way back to her home planet. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Sep 6, 2017

    There's always a great need for The Walking Dead to introduce new characters memorable and nuanced enough to stand alongside the slowly diminishing classic cast. This issue introduces a potential contender, though it remains to be seen if Princess has more to offer the series than superficial flamboyance. The real problem is that her debut hogs too much page space, preventing the story from advancing very far beyond the events of the previous issue. Read Full Review

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