Saga, Volume Six

Author: Brian K.  Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 31-36 Published: 2016 I read it: June 2018 Alana and Marko are still separated from baby Hazel, who is no longer a baby. I don’t recall if a short time jump had already occurred at the end of Volume Five, but now Hazel…

Saga, Volume Five

Author: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 25-30 Published: 2015 I read it: June 2017 Volume Five opens with an overarching summary about war in general and this story’s war in particular, explaining how it’s been going on so long that the original planets involved are hardly involved, while the other…

Saga, Volume Four

Author: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 19-24 Published: 2014 I read it: May 2015 While retaining its grandiosity, this volume brings the story closer to what it has worked to be from the beginning: a domestic tale. It’s still set against a backdrop of political upheaval, but the core…

Saga, Volume Three

Author: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 13-18 Published: 2013 I read it: June 2014 Saga keeps up an impressive momentum right around the time when it could show signs of floundering. And a lot of this momentum is through exposition, conversation, and moving the characters around, with a bit less…

Saga, Volume Two

Author: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 7-12 Published: 2013 I read it: March 2014 Part two was just as weird and absorbing as part one. The grandparents are a great addition, plus we get a little more of Alana and Marko’s meeting story. The baby, Hazel, is along for…

Saga, Volume One

Author: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Type: Fiction, comic Collects issues: 1-6 Published: 2012 I read it: March 2014 It’s been a while since I’ve explored any new comics, so I don’t have a lot of groundwork by which to compare Saga to anything current. I just took the suggestion to jump into it.…