Saga 3 (May 2012)

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It doesn’t take long for the Runaways to, you know, runaway. The protagonists–whose names I really can’t remember, the mom and the dad–are left with one. She’s a ghost who floats around with her intestines hanging out. Staples manages not to make it too gross, just uncomfortable.

Vaughan’s pacing is once again questionable. They still aren’t out of the literal woods yet. While they move along, the supporting cast has a couple scenes. The icky gross bounty hunter from the last issue calls the suave one from the first issue. It’s a funny scene, but these aren’t compelling characters.

However, the robot prince turns out to be a prince in the Dubya sense and tortures a prisoner. He might turn out to be an interesting character.

And Vaughan’s big cliffhanger? Eh. Maybe at issue nine it would work, but at issue three only he’s invested, not the reader.

CREDITS

Writer, Brian K. Vaughan; artist and colorist, Fiona Staples; letterer, Fonografiks; editor, Eric Stephenson; publisher, Image Comics.

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