Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. VaughanWhen 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.
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Brian K. But part of that preparation is the confirmation that Saga has a definitive endpoint: and Saga 54 is the exact half way point until we reach it. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly about the upcoming release of Saga: Compendium One , a new paperback release of all 54 issues released so far, Vaughan confirmed that Saga will end after issues, a number that has been in the plans for the series since it first began:. Fiona and I are excited to finally share with everyone that this compendium represents the first half of our story, a planned issue epic! But still, you can prepare yourselves accordingly: there will be an ending to Saga , eventually.
The series is heavily influenced by Star Wars and is based on ideas Vaughan conceived both as a child and as a parent. It depicts a husband and wife, Alana and Marko, from long-warring extraterrestrial races, fleeing authorities from both sides of a galactic war as they struggle to care for their daughter, Hazel, who is born in the beginning of the series and who occasionally narrates the series as an unseen adult. The comic was described in solicitations as " Star Wars meets Game of Thrones ", and by critics as evocative of both science fiction and fantasy epics such as The Lord of the Rings and classic works like Romeo and Juliet. The first issue of Saga was published on March 14, , to positive reviews and a sold-out first printing. It was published in trade paperback form in October It has also been a consistent sales success, with its collected editions outselling those of The Walking Dead , another successful Image comic.
The following is a list of issues of the comic book series Saga. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Marko and Alana risk everything to raise their child amidst a never-ending galactic war. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples After deserting their galactic armies, former soldiers Marko and Alana must now protect their newborn girl from the lethal killers dispatched to destroy their family. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Stranded on a mystical alien world, new parents Marko and Alana encounter their greatest fear. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Alana and her baby finally reach the legendary Rocketship Forest, where everything changes forever.