Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K Vaughan

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Winner of the 2013 Hugo award for Best Graphic Story! 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 New York Times bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) and critically acclaimed artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), 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. This specially priced volume collects the first six issues of the smash-hit series The Onion A.V. Club calls "the emotional epic Hollywood wishes it could make." Voted one of the top graphic novels of the year by the NYT, IGN, the Examiner, and SF Weekly. Voted Best Comic of the year by MTV Geek and Best New Series by Paradox Comics. Voted a finalist in the GoodReads Best GN of 2012 contest. Named one of Time Magazine's top 10 graphic novels for 2013
 

About Brian K Vaughan

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Brian K. Vaughan is an American comic writer and the creator of such acclaimed series as Runaways for Marvel, Y: The Last Man for Vertigo, and Ex Machina for Wildstorm. Brian K. Vaughan sometimes moonlights as a writer-producer on television shows like LOST and Stephen King's UNDER THE DOME. He is currently writing his interstellar creator-owned title Saga for Image Comics. Fiona Staples is a Canadian comic book artist known for her work on books such as North 40, DV8: Gods and Monsters, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents and Saga.
 
Published October 10, 2012 by Image Comics. 160 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Eisner-winner Vaughan (Y the Last Man) teams up with veteran illustrator Staples (North 40) in the epic, galaxy-spanning war story of a star-crossed couple protecting their infant daughter. The story

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And, in reference to her parents, she says, “but thanks to these two, at least I get to grow old.” However, once one flips to the next, and final, page of this first issue, the reader sees only one image — that of Marko holding Hazel and kissing Alana, with only Hazel’s narrating words scrawled a...

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I also love the idea that the romance novel Alana was reading when she first met Marko might be this revolutionary tract with the power to disrupt the universe.

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Dec 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Saga, Vol. 1

Alana and Marko are two soldiers from opposite sides of a galactic war who fall in love and go on the run

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Alana and Marko are two soldiers from opposite sides of a galactic war who fall in love and go on the run

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Vaughan's latest series can be described as Romeo and Juliet with a Star Wars twist. Alana and Marko, the stars of this

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