Hazel's Story: A Saga Podcast

Hazel's Story: A Saga Podcast

Hazel’s Story is a deep dive INTO and sincere appreciation OF the ever-unfurling vast universe that is Saga from Image Comics. We’re here to delight in unpacking all the fantastic characters, ideas, and general weirdness that Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples cram into this epic space opera. New episodes every other Thursday.

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September 22, 2022 59 min

We dive back in with a time jump to start Volume Six of Saga from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan, also a new character is introduced, Abu gets mad about a non-reveal, and Alan gets in his feels about being a dad (AGAIN??).

This episode discusses ONLY up through chapter 33 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

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Abu and Alan are ALMOST back from our rest time, but as a special treat, please enjoy this episode of another great comics podcast: The Sandman UNLOCKED, which you can find and follow on all the podcast platforms.

On this Issue #1 Read-Along 'Sleep of the Just' Deep Dive, the hosts jump right in talking about the history of books like the Magdalene Grimore, take a look into classic English Horror, discuss what makes a panel,...

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Abu and Alan apologize for disappointing you all AND THEN pull a Brian & Fiona by saying we're taking MORE time off 😄 (though not NEARLY as long).

Also we recommend several great comics from Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples that you can enjoy before we come back in mid-September:

Y: The Last Man

Ex Machina

Paper Girls (also streaming on Amazon Prime)

"The Sea Road" from Northlanders Vol. 5

You can let us...

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The incredibly talented and hilarious Jordan Calhoun is here, and we can't believe how much fun it is!

**WARNING WARNING WARNING** - if you have not read ALL 59 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 60, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you are current along with us, check out Abu, Alan, and special guest Jordan sharing their first reactions and thoughts on the newest chapter, the first arc of chapters 55-60, plus their favorite panel...

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Even more death than usual in the back half of Saga Volume 5 from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan, but also apparently dragons are real flexible. And hey our leading couple find each other again.

This episode discusses ONLY up through chapter 30 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

Also huge thanks to Lawerence Kelly for composing all the amaz...

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Abu didn't remember Vol. 5 of Saga from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan at all, but once we get into it, there's a LOT to learn from Marko's bad trip and Dengo's bad decisions.

Plus so. much. dragon. piss.

This episode discusses ONLY up through chapters 25-27 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

Also huge thanks to Lawerence Kel...

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Abu might seem like he avoids conflict, but he WILL go full Dexter if you fuck with his sister.

WARNING WARNING WARNING - if you have not read ALL 58 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 59, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you are current along with us, check out Abu and Alan sharing their first reactions and thoughts on the newest chapter, plus their favorite panels and quotes.

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Alan rethinks his stance on Vol. 4 of Saga from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan, and both our hosts get REALLY into their feels. Also we meet King Robot!

This episode discusses ONLY up through chapters 22-24 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

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Alan really did cry while eating ribs reading this chapter, and he's proud of it.

WARNING WARNING WARNING - if you have not read ALL 57 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 58, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you are current along with us, enjoy Abu and Alan sharing their first reactions and thoughts on the newest chapter, plus their favorite panels and quotes.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com...

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It's a whole new ballgame in Vol. 4 of Saga from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan, with flirty dance teachers and a budding drug addiction threatening our main characters' relationship. Also a homicidal maniac janitor who seemingly cannot be killed? Here for it!

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 19-21 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

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New Saga, every month, still doesn't seem real. Time for Chapter 57!

WARNING WARNING WARNING - if you have not read ALL 56 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 57, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you have read them all, then enjoy hearing Abu and Alan share all their first reactions and thoughts on the newest issue of Saga, plus favorite panels and quotes. Also stay to the end, where Alan betrays himself as an elder Millennial by f...

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Wrapping up Vol. 3 of Saga from Fiona Staples & Brian K. Vaughan, we've got reporters working on the biggest story in the universe, D. Oswald Heist dropping lots of knowledge, and all of our characters coming together on Quietus for exactly what we all knew would happen?

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 16-18 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

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It's really happening, new monthly chapters of Saga, next up: Chapter 56!

WARNING WARNING WARNING - if you have not read ALL 55 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 56, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you have read them all, then enjoy hearing Abu and Alan share all their first reactions and thoughts on newest issue of Saga, PLUS we both answer all the questions from the Chapter 56 Reader Survey.

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Flying into Volume 3 of Saga from Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan, we ponder the permanence of grief AND explore Alana's past as a teen emo goth.

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 13-15 of Saga, with no spoilers for any later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

Also huge thanks to Lawerence Kelly for composing all the amazing music on our show, you can listen to his podcast Ni...

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Sexy time! So much sexy time! Going through the second half of Volume 2 of Saga from Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan, we discuss how this story keeps it real when it come to sexual desire, and also how there's a real theme emerging with killing off characters.

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 10-12 of Saga, with no spoilers for later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

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January 27, 2022 22 min

After a LOOOONG 3 1/2 years, we've FINALLY got a brand-new chapter of Saga: Chapter 55!

WARNING WARNING WARNING - if you have not read all 54 previous chapters AND newly-released chapter 55, SKIP THIS EPISODE.

If you have read them all, then enjoy hearing Abu and Alan take a trip to Brooklyn's St. Mark's Comics to pick up freshly-released copies, and then share all their first reactions and thoughts on this momentous day.

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Happy 2022! Starting Volume 2 of Saga from Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan we discuss the grossest panel maybe of the entire series, plus too much plot to summarize - just listen already!

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 7-9 of Saga, with no spoilers for later chapters.

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We're back! Continuing our journey into Saga from Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan a visit to Sextillion, finding the rocketship tree, and our first big character death!

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 4-6 of Saga, with no spoilers for later chapters.

For more great shows from Lore Party Media head to https://loreparty.com/.

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First episode! Come along as we jump into the first chapters of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples comic book masterwork - Saga.

This episode discusses ONLY chapters 1-3 of Saga, with no spoilers for later chapters. Fair warning: there is a LOT (probably too much) discussion of a certain alligator butler.

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November 20, 2021 3 min

"This is how an idea becomes real."

Abu and Alan introduce themselves as hosts of Hazel's Story, and set the stage for the awesome adventure into the wonderful world of the comic book Saga, from Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples.

Full episodes every other Thursday starting December 2, 2021


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