Saga #61

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 25, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 16
8.5Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

SAGA is back, and it's time for another epic season of emotional adventures and shocking surprises for Hazel and her star-crossed family!

About the SAGA series:
SAGA has sold seven million copies to date across single issue, trade paperback, compendium, hardcover, and digital editions and has been translated into 20 languages. The series also boasts multiple Eisner Awards, Harvey Awards, a Hugo Award, British Fantasy Award, Goodreads Choice Award, Shuster Award, Inkwell Award, Ringo Award, and more. It has been featured in such mainstream media outlets as TIME, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic, more

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - David Harth Feb 1, 2023

    Saga #61 is more Saga fun. And by more Saga fun, potentially heartbreaking is the name of the game. There are some heavy plots popping off, but the characterization is what makes it all sing. Add to that the beautiful art from Staples, and Saga continues to impress like no other book on the market. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jan 25, 2023

    Saga #61 returns after a six-month hiatus, which might be the best issue since the three-year hiatus ended with issue #55. The characters feel aged and hyper-real, the approach of the series continues to interconnect multiple characters, and the plot appears to be heading down a road of huge impact. Saga is exhilarating thanks to a rich cast of characters and the incidents so varied. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Jan 29, 2023

    Saga continues to be compelling and feature creative character designs from Fiona Staples and heart-rending narration from Brian K. Vaughan, and issue 61 in particular takes a big swing that we'll see if it works or not in subsequent comics. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Sequential Planet - Zach Bissett Jan 25, 2023

    Saga is back--that sounds familiar. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jan 28, 2023

    Saga is back and it's the same as ever. The overall story seems to still be spinning its wheels with day-to-day stuff, while the character writing remains top notch. Read Full Review

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