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The Groceries Are Flying! Issue #22 Of Saga Heats Up

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra [*Mild spoilers for Issue #22 of Saga below!] I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again; Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples know how to start their issues with an eye-catching scene! I’m happy to …

The Pictorial Narrative, Roy Lichtenstein And The Pregnant Moment In Saga

By Bart Bishop Saga is the controversial space opera by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. From the get-go it sparked scandal, specifically for a main character breastfeeding her baby on the front cover in the first volume. This is …

The Robot Kingdom Steals The Spotlight In Issue #21 Of Saga

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra If you’ve read my past reviews of Saga, you’ll know that I have always favored Alana and Marko’s storyline over any other events that happen in the plot. However, my opinion has definitely shifted after reading …

Saga #20 Is Headed For New Territory

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra Let’s all just take a moment to applaud Brain K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples for their wonderful abilities to start so many issues of Saga off with a scene that makes your eyes pop out of …

Do You Want Saga #25 To Have 25 Covers?

Today’s Saga #20 is lovely. A beautiful book full of irresponsible parents, angry children, massacres, dancing and copious drugs taking. What’s not to love? But in the back, Brian K Vaughan raises a spectre to come… He tells how his early …

Still Not Over Saga #19

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra [*Spoilers for Saga #19 below!] Remember that feeling you got when you opened your first issue of Saga and witnessed the birth of Hazel? It was definitely an explosive way to start a series. Issue 19 …

New Saga Reader Gets Onboard – Discovering The Depths Of Volume Three

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra [*Spoilers for Volume 3 of Saga below!] A skeleton monster, an author throwing up on a baby, and a handful of hallucinations, what more could a reader ask for?  Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples have …

Snyder, Carey, Staples, DeConnick, Gillen – And Me – On Six Gun Gorilla

So anyway, there’s this comic called Six Gun Gorilla by Si Spurrier and Jeff Stokely that came out from Boom! Studios. And it’s being collected. And I’ve just read through it all with glee. “Six-Gun Gorilla is one of the most …

New Saga Reader Gets Onboard – Embracing The Energy Of Volume Two

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra [*Spoilers for Saga: Volume 2 below!] Volume 1 of Saga was the beginning of a heart-pounding adventure, so it didn’t take long for me to dive into Volume 2 of this highly addictive series. It’s very …

This Week’s Saga Makes You Cheer And Cry (SPOILERS)

By Julz Hendricks Comic fans have anxiously been waiting to get their Saga fix, and boy did we get it! The first page was in your face, bold and racy, everything that is Saga. In case you are new to …

New Saga Reader Gets Onboard – Savoring The Magic Of Volume One

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra If you’re looking for a graphic novel that starts off with a bang, I promise you that Saga will not disappoint. This story is so unique that it is impossible to put it down. Saga transports …

Essential 8 Comics From The Shelf – Hard Drinking Irish Vampires, Reluctant Cannibalism And A Mea Culpa To Johnnie Christmas

By Erik Grove This week is going to be a little bit different. I always write about comics I like – if I don’t like them, I don’t write about them – but there are a lot of books that …

That Saga #17 Line Revisited – The Opposite Of War Is…

By Alex Wilson The gruesome mentality and action of war is, at the root, instinctual. What is the purpose of war? Some might argue to protect homeland, family, and a way of life. Others would argue war exists to further …

The 25 Comics, 6 Postcards, 2 Prints, 2 Buttons, And 1 Poster That Found Me At MoCCA Fest

I have a tendency to recognize that at comic shows so much is going on and so many people are interacting that managing to take home some books always seems to happen of its own accord as I’m distracted by …

The Fox Rallies To Finale And Archie Confirms That Waid And Haspiel Return For Fox Hunt

In some ways I was dreading reading The Fox #5 from Red Circle/Archie Comics, because it meant the end of the arc, and possibly the end of this incarnation of the hero known as the Fox that has been so …

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

By Erik Grove Women like comic books. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone because comics are amazing. There’s nothing inherently masculine or feminine about words and pictures telling a story. Being surprised by women liking comics is like being surprised …

Brian K Vaughan And Fiona Staples’ Candy Crush Saga?

They should totally make this, shouldn’t they?

Live From the Comic Shop – Dead Boy Detectives, Dredd: Underbelly, Saga, Sledge-Hammer 44, Black Science

Last week, I was snowed in and didn’t make it to the comic shop on time; today I had to brush the snow off my car and eyed the roads for awhile, but I made it! So here’s to actually …