Published by Image Comics on November 25th 2014
Genres: Fantasy, Graphic Novel, Romance, Sci-Fi
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.
Saga is all kinds of weird amazing. Before we get started, this is an adult comic, with adult content. It’s not for the light of heart (or little kids). But it is so wonderful.
I was carving some graphic novel when listening to a podcast reminded me of Saga. I thought I was just going to check it out…next thing I knew I was done three volumes. Saga truly lives up to it’s name as an epic sci-fi saga that features star-crossed lovers, a family defying all odds to live a happy life. The story is told by Hazel, our adorable heroine, who actually has yet to do much in the first three volumes (she’s still a baby) as we see her mom and dad try to survive as bounty hunters (and others) try to capture them.
Saga is hella weird (in a good way). It’s actually very hard for me to describe it without ruining it so you’ll just have to take my word for it. It’s got an amazing, unique universe with crazy, scary, cute, terrifying, WTF kind of characters that you’ll love, hate and feel a bit uncomfortable about.
Alana and Marco are an amazing pair with great chemistry and even greater banter. I love their love story (and I love it a little bit more that it’s because of a romance novel).
This series is jam packed full of suspense, out-of-this world strangeness, and so much fabulous humour, sarcasm and snark.
Overall with it’s amazing artwork and crazy story, Saga is fun, fast-paced story that’ll have you hooked in no time. It’s a great family story all wrapped up in action-packed adventure. I’m head over heels for this series and I cannot wait to continue on this adventure with Alana, Marco and Hazel.
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