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Saga Volume 1 (Paperback)
It’s hard for me to describe exactly why I love Saga by Vaughan and Staples. Is it because it’s about interstellar war between two galactic empires? Well, yes, of course. Is it because it’s not even secretly about the triumphs and setbacks of starting a family, of bringing a child into this world? Well, yes, most definitely. Is it because it’s funny, heartbreaking, joyful, and all the other emotions that define the human condition? Pretty much yes. OR IS IT BECAUSE IT JUST PLAIN RULES?!?!?!?! HELL YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!— From Joe's Picks
- 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