I enjoyed this comic. It was not the very best comic of Exalted, but it made a neat introduction to 3rd Edition, and was entertaining besides.
The comic provided a flavorful introduction of the various character types, and showed both total monsters and true heroes. Visiting Flare's yo-yo added a light happy touch to the whole narrative.
It kept with a tradition of protagonists who refer to themselves in the third person.
Too much time was spent laying out the legend of the Sword Priest, distracting from Visiting Flare and the Sidereal(s?). At no point was I offended by the art.
Pretty good, could do better.
[4 of 5 Stars!]