NPR stories about Saga 1
The war between Landfall and its moon Wreath has spread throughout the galaxy, afflicting a multitude of other planets and races. But Marko and Alana, soldiers from Wreath and Landfall respectively, have fallen in love, and, in a supreme act of treason, conceived and borne a child together. Now on the run, they dodge fellow soldiers, spider-legged bounty hunters, planetary horrors, TV-headed robot-people and the governments they represent, all while searching for a fabled forest of
Like his previous comics projects Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina and a brilliant run on Marvel's teen superhero series Runaways, Brian K. Vaughn's new science-fiction/fantasy epic Saga features whip-smart dialogue and sardonic wit. But this time out, Vaughn's ambitions are greater, and the universe he's slowly building is astonishingly broad, surreal — and adult.
Saga, Volume 1 collects the six opening chapters of what is already becoming a