One of the most anticipated new comics to come out this month by far is Saga #1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. The next in line of Image’s outstanding new releases for its 20th anniversary, Saga is sure to be a book you won’t want to miss out on and is the first new ongoing comic work by Vaughan since the conclusion of his Vertigo classic Y: The Last Man.
Starting with a birth and the line “this is how an idea becomes real” at the top of the page, Saga works largely as a space opera in which two lovers on opposing sides of a war go rogue and try to have a life together. One of the cleverest aspects of the first issue is the identity of the narrator – the child that the couple have together.
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