why I hate Saturn

From Strip To Script – Why I Hate Saturn

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. Appropriately enough for the page we're about to look at, I am completely, utterly, entirely blocked up when it comes […]

Kyle Baker To Launch Ongoing Sequel To 'Why I Hate Saturn'

I read Kyle Baker's graphic novel Why I Hate Saturn when I was seventeen and it pretty much changed the way I thought comics could be. And I wanted to read more of them. And there wasn't any. Love And Rockets felt too serious, Cerebus was too politically driven, David Chelsea In Love was just too pathetic. In […]

Kyle Baker Returns To Comics With "Meh"

Some thought he'd given up on comics. He gave all his owned comics work away for free, digitally. But now he's back with a new strip. "Meh". Man, that took me right back to Why I Hate Saturn. Don't anyone tell him that, he probably won't take it as the compliment it is. But it […]

New Why I Hate Saturn From Kyle Baker

Why I Hate Saturn was one of the first graphic novels that I truly loved, less for the Thelma And Louisish plot, more for the bar dialogue, work that has rarely been surpassed in comics. Witty and wise, clever and funny, it was a sitcom as comic, just far better than anything on the screen […]