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Saga, Volume 1

by: Brian K. Vaughan

Publisher: Image Comics (2012)

$9.99

Staff Pick by comrade: lindsey

I love this comic so much I'm intimidated by trying to explain why in words. Just read it, ok? Fiona Staples' art has this ethereal, spastic lure, and the storyline is addictive like no other comic being written right now. Look at page 1. Yeah it's ok if you want to sit down on the stairs and read it. Yeah, just read all five volumes and then read them again. Then come find me so we can rave about it together!

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.