Saga

I just finished catching up with Saga, the amazing, space operatic, well, saga of two star-crossed lovers and their efforts to keep themselves and their child safe in a dangerous and wildly imaginative universe.

Saga is created by Brian K. Vaughan (also the writer of the brilliant Y: The Last Man), and Fiona Staples, whose art I haven’t had the pleasure of encountering before, but omg is her work gorgeous, and published by Image Comics.

I’ve had it languishing on my iPad since the series started a couple of years ago and just never got round to reading it before now. I’m so glad I finally did! At the same time I hate that I did start it; Now that I’m all caught up I have to wait for single issues to arrive one by one. The antici….

It’s an incredible read. It’s realistic (yes, I know that sounds silly but the characters are so completely believable even when they are spirits or robots with TVs as heads), it’s laugh-out-loud funny at times, and tugs at your heartstrings at others. It’s also dirty, sexy, serious, and wonderful.

I can’t wait to find out what happens next!