Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughn (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist)

15704307Title: Saga (Volume One)by Brian K. Vaughn (Write) and Fiona Staples (Artist)
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Length: 160 pages
Format: Graphic Novel
Publication Date: October 10, 2012
Publisher: Image Comics
Rating – 5/5!

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.

Collects Saga issues #1-6.

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I have been wanting to get into Saga for awhile now after hearing about it on BookTube so I decided to pick up volume one at my local comic bookstore.

Saga is a science fiction graphic novel set during a war between two planets. The story follows a few perspectives but one of the main ones and my favorite is the story of a man and a woman, each one of them from one of the planets who are at war with each other. They have fallen in love and now have a baby. Their planets basically see them as traitors and send bounty hunter types after them to kill the baby Hope and lots of action and drama ensues.

I heard that this story was basically like a Romeo and Juliet in space type story and I definitely do get that vibe. All I know is that I got super into the story and the beautiful artwork. There’s a lot of action, romance and intrigue. It is definitely for a mature audience as it can be a little graphic in content. It’s a gorgeous story so far and I have only read volume one. I cannot wait to continue the story and I am kicking myself for not buying all of the available volumes because I am dying to read them. Ahhh! Highly recommend, five stars!!

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