Image Comics’ sci-fi Saga series from Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples returns for a new story arc in January 2023.
image comics Saga returns for a new narrative arc that will begin in 2023.
Image Comics Announced Saga Issue #61 will be released in January 2023. The latest chapter in the critically acclaimed series from Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga #61 will mark the beginning of a new adventure that includes a series of twists and turns for fans. The editor joked: “In the next Saga #61, readers are treated to another epic season of emotional adventures and shocking surprises for Hazel and her unfortunate family. It will pick up where the recent Saga, Vol. 10 trade paperback releases (compilation Saga #55-60) left”.
What is Saga On?
Saga started in March 2012 from Image, Vaughan and Staples. The first issue of the series introduced readers to a vast sci-fi world populated by a large number of different creatures. The opening story sees two star-crossed lovers named Marko and Alana trying to evade capture after Alana gives birth to a girl named Hazel. As the series continues, Hazel ages as she and her family are left with no choice but to face a host of new threats, challenges, and enemies appearing from all corners of the galaxy. “We’re back! No spoilers, but Fiona and I are very excited about the return of some of the familiar faces in this shocking new ‘season’ of SagaVaughan said about Sagathe return “Times may be tough for Hazel and her family, but the best is yet to come.”
The series previously went on hiatus after Saga #54, which was published in July 2018 and then followed yesaga #55 in early 2022. The 10th volume collection of Saga released on October 5, 2022, and collects issues 55-60 of the series. “I know we’ve been away for a long time, so Fiona Staples and I are extraordinarily grateful to everyone for welcoming us back with open arms,” Vaughan previously said. “Saga wouldn’t exist without the hard work and dedication of our retail friends, so if you can’t wait for the next collection, or are just scared of spoilers, we hope you’ll consider supporting your local comic shop by visiting our monthly issues, which they include a column of letters with the best comic readers. Either way, Fiona and I are incredibly excited about where Hazel’s story is headed, and we look forward to telling it together for many years to come.”
Saga #61 is released on January 25, 2023 from Image Comics.