The Magician’s Land ~ Lev Grossman

The Magician's Land is the epic conclusion to The Magician's series, and it was epic. Warping time and space, all of our favorite characters get their time in the spotlight during the span of this final installment. The spend time in New York, Fillory, and some other places in between. Grossman does excellent work of … Continue reading The Magician’s Land ~ Lev Grossman

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Saga Vol. 5 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

In some ways, this volume felt more balanced than the last. Vaughan took the time to fill in some plot holes, bringing the story arc back together and reuniting more characters. Of course, those reunions weren't all fun and games - there will be violence, as always. On the other hand, there were definitely some … Continue reading Saga Vol. 5 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Saga Vol. 4 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

*spoilers may ensue* Alana stars as a TV actress throughout most of this installment in the series, and I have to say it wasn't my favorite development. She finds herself presented with the option of drugs to combat the boredom and frustration of providing product placement for the galaxy, and being Alana, she accepts. Meanwhile … Continue reading Saga Vol. 4 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Saga Vol. 3 ~ Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples

Skipping a little backwards in time, this volume covers what happened during the tail end of the last volume.  However, this time the storyline is ramped up a little more with even more violence and deaths of characters I'd become attached to. There was a little too much sexuality for my taste, but I appreciate … Continue reading Saga Vol. 3 ~ Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples

Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

This second installment in the Saga series takes us back in time to when Marko and Alana met, and how their star-crossed romance blossomed. We also shuttle through space in a rocketship from a tree, and meet Hazel's grandparents, Marko's parents who are initially disgusted and surprised that he's chosen to marry outside of their … Continue reading Saga Volume 2 ~ Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples