Saga, Vol. 1

(Saga #01)

Paperback, 160 pages

English language

Published Oct. 9, 2012 by Image Comics.

ISBN:
9781607066019

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4 stars (12 reviews)

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe.

From bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan, Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in this sexy, subversive drama for adults.

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4 stars

I haven't read any serious comics since I went crazy for Marvel comics about 10 years ago, around the release of X-Men. This one came highly recommended and so I picked up a copy at Forbidden Planet in London. I am glad I did, because it's a lovely story.

Alana and Marko are star-crossed lovers who ought to be enemies. Soldiers in the war between their people, they eloped, got married, and have a baby, Hazel, who kinda is our narrator, which suggests a rather epic scope for the series. The union between those enemies is forbidden, and it automatically makes them targets of just about everyone in the galaxy. Multiple assassins are hired, including the very moody The Will and his cat, Lying Cat, plus his ex-lover and all around creep The Stalk. Also on their heels is Prince Robot IV, a robot with a monitor as head. There …

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