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September 29, 2015 • Cee • Comics

from panel to panel

Everybody and their grandparents have read Saga, the comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples; it’s the most recommended and well-loved non-superhero comic ever, and it’s so well-deserved of all the praises and love. The question is: where do you go after reading Saga? What comics are similar that have rich world-building, diversity, and is on a realm of the supernatural?

I’m here to tell you about the books that were recommended to me after I had finished Saga and yearned for comics I would fall head over heels in love with. I’ve only included comics that have some similarities to Saga because if I didn’t, it would be a long, overwhelming list.  

Y: THE LAST MAN

y the last man

 

When you talk about Saga, you gotta talk about Brian K. Vaughan’s other well-known work, Y: The Last Man, okay?

It’s an epic saga about Yorick Brown, “the only human survivor of a planet-wide plague that instantly kills every mammal possessing a Y chromosome,” trying to find out why he’s the last man on Earth with his pet monkey, a geneticist, and a government agent.

This comic series, like Saga, gets a lot of praises, and even though I have yet to read this (which I desperately want to do), I believe it. You can’t go wrong if Brian K. Vaughan is at the helm.

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