Published by Image Comics, Saga is a monthly comic book from writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Dr. Strange: The Oath) and illustrator Fiona Staples. It tells the story of the early years of our young narrator, Hazel. Hazel’s mother is a former guard at a military prison. Her father was once a prisoner. Their two races have been at the forefront of a Galactic War that has raged on for longer than anyone can remember. Regardless, the two fell in love, escaped, married one another, and had a child. Now they’ve been discovered and are trying to escape the planet, Cleave.
This review is of the first volume trade paperback collection of issues 1-6. I could make it really short.
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