Published since 2010, Westward tells the story of humankind’s first stumbling foray into the cosmos. Over eight years and well over 1,000 strips, Westward has grown in both complexity and quality, often inviting the reader to join its characters in speculation as they stretched the boundaries of space and time. Nowadays, Westward is more serial than episodic, but these episodes help to define some of the broad story arcs. -e