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ProphetofGanja
06-13-2016, 11:48 AM
Saga by Image Comis returns on August 31st (http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/image-comics-august-2016-solicitations-black-monday-murders-kill-or-be-killed-more). Anyone who isn't reading it already, I'd highly recommend it.

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy
06-13-2016, 12:01 PM
I'll also vouch for it. Like nothing else I've ever read. :tcool:

NinjaPug
04-08-2017, 10:42 AM
I finally read Volume 7. This was the first arc that I waited until the trade paperback to read and man that was a gut punch to read all at once. Everything was so bleak.

Based on the cover and description of the issue 43 it looks like the next arc is going to have a Western vibe. Hopefully we get some more Ghus after being absent for Volume 7.

Utrommaniac
04-08-2017, 01:01 PM
I've been thinking about giving this a read, but it's been a bit pricey for me.

ProphetofGanja
04-09-2017, 11:16 AM
I've been thinking about giving this a read, but it's been a bit pricey for me.

I'd give the libraries in your area a shot, it's worth a look. The main branch of my library system has at least the first 5 TPBs I think.

Seriously, you will enjoy this series.

ProphetofGanja
04-09-2017, 11:23 AM
I finally read Volume 7. This was the first arc that I waited until the trade paperback to read and man that was a gut punch to read all at once. Everything was so bleak.

Based on the cover and description of the issue 43 it looks like the next arc is going to have a Western vibe. Hopefully we get some more Ghus after being absent for Volume 7.

Agreed on the western vibe. I too hope we see more Ghus! Love that little guy

Sags #43 May 31st:

http://d2lzb5v10mb0lj.cloudfront.net/covers_tfaw/400/ma/mar170720.jpg

NEW STORY ARC BEGINS FOR JUST 25 CENTS!!!

SAGA returns monthly with a brave new direction, and to celebrate Image's 25th Anniversary, this full-sized issue costs just 25 cents!

In a perfect jumping-on point for first-time readers, Hazel and her star-crossed parents embark on a thrilling new adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe.

Saga #44 June 28th:

http://d2lzb5v10mb0lj.cloudfront.net/covers_tfaw/400/AP/APR170863.jpg

Hazel and her family search for elusive treasure: affordable healthcare.

NinjaPug
04-12-2017, 07:15 PM
I'd give the libraries in your area a shot, it's worth a look. The main branch of my library system has at least the first 5 TPBs I think.

Seriously, you will enjoy this series.

Yep your library is a great place to check. Mine has the first 6 volumes.



Saga #44 June 28th:

http://d2lzb5v10mb0lj.cloudfront.net/covers_tfaw/400/AP/APR170863.jpg

Hazel and her family search for elusive treasure: affordable healthcare.

I hadn't seen the cover for #44 yet. Looks like we've got another time jump. Hazel looks ~3 years older.

Utrommaniac
04-12-2017, 08:53 PM
Huh...seems one of the Waco libraries has the first six volumes.

ProphetofGanja
05-23-2017, 09:08 PM
Huh...seems one of the Waco libraries has the first six volumes.

I sincerely hope you've checked them out, it's by far one of the best comic series I've ever read

NinjaPug
05-30-2017, 06:48 PM
New arc starts tomorrow which BKV compared to a spaghetti western. Issue 43 is only $0.25. Some comic book stores are even giving the issue away for free tomorrow.

ProphetofGanja
11-22-2017, 12:02 PM
Issue #49, Coming February 28th
https://img.purch.com/h/1400/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5uZXdzYXJhbWEuY29tL2ltYWdlcy9pLzAwMC 8yMTQvMzc3L29yaWdpbmFsL3NhZ2EtNDlfY3ZyLmpwZz8xNTEx Mjk2MDc5

SAGA #49 - NEW STORY ARC
STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES
FEBRUARY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
The multiple Eisner Award-winning series returns with a spacefaring adventure about fake news and genuine terror. Get ready for the most shocking, most impactful chapters of SAGA yet.

Really looking forward to this

dl316bh
11-22-2017, 08:21 PM
That's a great cover.

I never could get into this series. I read the first trade twice - first time didn't grab me, so I gave it another try later - and the second. It's weird, because everyone else loves the hell out of it and I sometimes wonder what I missed when I read it.

PApagreg
11-22-2017, 08:59 PM
That's a great cover.

I never could get into this series. I read the first trade twice - first time didn't grab me, so I gave it another try later - and the second. It's weird, because everyone else loves the hell out of it and I sometimes wonder what I missed when I read it.

Different strokes for different folks I suppose, may I suggest reading Chew

You know while I do love Image's libraries its a huge pain in the ass that half of the stuff I follow takes breaks for a few months, I know I sound whiny but its kinda annoying reading Deadly Class and reach a cliffhanger to only find out that its going be on hiatus for 4 months. I mean I know quality takes time but its sort of annoying

dl316bh
11-22-2017, 11:02 PM
It may just be different strokes. I mean, it's not like I think it's bad. It just does things that make me roll my eyes, which distracts from the emotional core of it, and I just never really connected with it. I don't know, maybe I'll give it one more try at some point.

may I suggest reading Chew
I love Chew. It's probably my favorite Image series. I haven't finished it, though. I think I'm six trades in, but I didn't really have the cash to get the rest in a while, so I haven't nabbed the second half yet.

You know while I do love Image's libraries its a huge pain in the ass that half of the stuff I follow takes breaks for a few months, I know I sound whiny but its kinda annoying reading Deadly Class and reach a cliffhanger to only find out that its going be on hiatus for 4 months. I mean I know quality takes time but its sort of annoying
I feel your pain, man. It's not an Image series, but I really liked American Vampire and that series has been stop and start for years. Not as many as Saga, but they've been longer. Hell, I'm STILL waiting for another Umbrella Academy miniseries.

ProphetofGanja
11-23-2017, 10:12 PM
Different strokes for different folks I suppose, may I suggest reading Chew

I love Chew. It's probably my favorite Image series. I haven't finished it, though. I think I'm six trades in, but I didn't really have the cash to get the rest in a while, so I haven't nabbed the second half yet.

Chew is pretty good. I'm also pretty far behind, so I will probably reread everything before I worry about getting caught up since it's all finished now, right?

It may just be different strokes. I mean, it's not like I think it's bad. It just does things that make me roll my eyes, which distracts from the emotional core of it, and I just never really connected with it. I don't know, maybe I'll give it one more try at some point.

You might have better luck starting with one of the later volumes and then going back to the beginning. The series has accumulatd a pretty interesting cast of characters over the years and I like some of them more than the core family. But at the end of the day it is always going to be a series primarily about family and that may just not be your bag.

You know while I do love Image's libraries its a huge pain in the ass that half of the stuff I follow takes breaks for a few months, I know I sound whiny but its kinda annoying reading Deadly Class and reach a cliffhanger to only find out that its going be on hiatus for 4 months. I mean I know quality takes time but its sort of annoying

I feel your pain, man. It's not an Image series, but I really liked American Vampire and that series has been stop and start for years. Not as many as Saga, but they've been longer. Hell, I'm STILL waiting for another Umbrella Academy miniseries.

OMG I feel your pain, I have been waiting for the next volume of Umbrella Academy for a decade now, wtf.

Hiatus can be really annoying but if they're regularly scheduled in order to keep them manageagle (like Saga's 6 months on, 3 months off schedule) then I don't mind. Much better than a series coming out every month of the year but then going on indefinite hiatus because the creators got burned out or behind or something.

I think reading new comic series also helps with dealing with hiatuses

NinjaPug
12-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Issue #49, Coming February 28th
https://img.purch.com/h/1400/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5uZXdzYXJhbWEuY29tL2ltYWdlcy9pLzAwMC 8yMTQvMzc3L29yaWdpbmFsL3NhZ2EtNDlfY3ZyLmpwZz8xNTEx Mjk2MDc5



Really looking forward to this

Really love this cover. I hate the hiatus between arcs.

What did everyone think of Volume 8? There was some cool stuff but overall I thought it was the weakest arc so far. The standalone issue on The Will was my favorite issue of the arc - I think Ianthe could be a good villain (RIP Sweet Boy).