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I Hate Fairyland #1

Comicscore Index
Generally favorable ratings

Based on 6 critic ratings.

Eisner Awarding-winning writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (MIDDLEWEST, TWIG, THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK) and artist BRETT BEAN (Marvel’s Rocket & Groot) bring back the hit comic I HATE FAIRYLAND for an all-new ONGOING SERIES!

Everyone’s favorite green-haired, axe-wielding, crazed maniac returns in this Deadpool meets Alice In Wonderland-style adventure! Gert is all grown up and living in the real world. Times are tough and the only job she’s qualified for has her trying to find her way back to the place she hates the most…Fairyland.

Publication Date
Kindle Edition
Print Length
28 pages
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6 Critic Ratings & Reviews from:
  • 90


    ‘I Hate Fairyland’ Vol.2 #1 picks up right where the series left off with the same over-the-top kinetic gruesome energy and fun, with a sharper edge dipping into the reality of what extended trauma can do to a person. Perfect jumping on spot for those both familiar and not as familiar with the series as it begins a whole new adventure that sees Gert destined to return to the place she hates the most.

  • 90

    Graphic Policy

    I Hate Fairyland #1 is exactly what you’d expect going into it. It’s just insane violence with a slight offensive nature about it all. It does a solid job of setting up what’s to come while catching up new readers. It’s cathartic violent fun wrapped up in a cute beat up package that’ll give you the finger.

  • 90

    Lotusland Comics

    Gert is back! Well, not exactly. She’s all grown up and back in the real world. Unfortunately, she’s not adjusting well to the daily grind and social norms of society. She’s actually spiraling as she goes from one job to the next. In Fairyland, she handled all her problems by swinging an axe but despite daydreaming about such things, it’s a lot more complicated in a world that frowns upon mass murder. Gert has fallen on tough times and frankly, it’s pretty sad. One could find deeper meaning here when one considers how people in the real world have their childhoods taken from them whether it’s trauma from abuse or incarceration, they’re unable to function as adults once they’re forced to fend for themselves. ‘I Hate Fairyland’ is meant to be gruesome fun which fans have been waiting for in this sequel but there lie some dark sad truths about the parallels of Gert’s journey, albeit a fantasy, with the traumas suffered by people in the real world. Intentionally or not, Skottie Young has created a satire that cuts to the bone. As for fans of Gert, this is the continuation of her story that is ready to take off once again and shouldn’t be missed.

  • 80

    But Why Tho?

    When all is said and done, I Hate Fairyland #1 delivers everything it sets out to. Loaded with character, fans of Gert’s adventures should have plenty to look forward to as this series continues.

  • 80

    Big Comic Page

    A solid start for the new series then, but for me, it doesn’t quite capture the same magic of the original – at least not yet. That said, there’s a huge amount of twisted, day-glo fun to be had here, and fans of the original series will be over the fluffing moon about the return to this crazy fairytale world.

  • 60

    I Hate Fairyland revisits a familiar heroine who is finding life in the real world rather hard to nail after surviving their time in another realm. Filled with pastel art and unhinged gore, I Hate Fairyland has the kind of aesthetic that feasts the eyes while making you nauseous. And of course, a cliffhanger ending promises fans a return to Fairyland is nigh as our heroine finds herself offered a job she cannot refuse.

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