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Saga: Book One
Saga: Book One | Brian K. Vaughan
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At long last, a deluxe edition of the Eisner and Hugo Award-winning SAGA is finally here! Collecting the first 18 issues of the smash-hit series, this massive edition features a striking new cover, as well as special extras, including never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and a roundtable discussion with the creators about how SAGA is really made. Altogether, this deluxe edition contains over 500 pages! Written by Eisner Award-winning "Best Writer" BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (Y: The Last Man, The Private Eye) and drawn by Harvey Award-winning "Best Artist" Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), SAGA is the story of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Now, Hazel's fugitive family must risk everything to find a peaceful future in a harsh universe that values destruction over creation. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in a sexy, subversive drama for adults that Entertainment Weekly called, "The kind of comic you get when truly talented superstar creators are given the freedom to produce their dream book."
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phatsallylee
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Having so much fun today as i alternate between an online driving course to reduce my car insurance and devouring Saga like there's no tomorrow! #saveabuck #weekendreading #priorities

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Caterina
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Flying through this graphic novel on #Hoopla one-handed while #Pippin sleeps on my hand. He loves sleeping like this, he's got me wrapped around his paw. 😂😍 #dogsoflitsy #bostonterriersoflitsy This snuggle time is a reward for working out so much this morning. 😊 #BookFitnessChallenge #BFC @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 3mo
Clwojick Ugh 😍😍😍 I love Saga! 3mo
britt_brooke Bostons are the best. 💚🐾 3mo
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TCLinrow
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I'm gonna start by saying that I CANNOT WAIT TO GET MY HANDS ON BOOK 2!!! I loved this book so much! It pulled no punches, kept me in suspense, made me laugh and left me needing more! I loved the extra sketches at the end as well... they were a brilliant bonus when I found them. I will be reading the rest of this series at the first given opportunity!
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This is the 2nd book I've manage to tick off my #TBRChallenge 😊

Moony You should read monstress soon 🤣😂😉 6mo
TCLinrow @Moony I'm thinking I might bring it to work tomorrow 😅😉 it's been so quiet on the late shifts lately! Prime reading time 😂 6mo
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RyeAnnUh
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Todays blog is all about Comics! Let me know what your favorites are so I can check them out! Link is in my bio.

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JackOBotts
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And I‘m hooked...

Devoured Book One in one day! Should‘ve picked up Book Two when I swung by the library earlier today...🤷🏻‍♀️ #nexttime

readordierachel Yes!! 🙌🏽 8mo
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JackOBotts
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Today‘s #libraryhaul and #blameitonLitsy... Thanks, @GrilledCheeseSamurai for the #Saga Rex! Picked it up today....and they FINALLY had #ScottPilgrimVol4 on the shelf...been waiting for a year. #LeaveMeAlone was a cute selection for my son. #libraryforthewin! 🙌🏼

GrilledCheeseSamurai Ohhhh yeah! Hope you enjoy it! Don't worry...there's a healthy Saga fanbase here in Litsy so when you need the support (and you will) we're here for you! 😂 8mo
JackOBotts @GrilledCheeseSamurai Thank you! I‘ll keep Litsy posted on my progress. 🤞🏼 8mo
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HotdogZanzabaar
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After a year long hiatus, I‘ve finally read a whole book! This is a graphic novel of course but it brought me back into the fold. (My wife‘s dog agrees) This was a 2017 Christmas gift from my brother. Once I started reading I couldn‘t put it down, I read it all in one sitting. Great sci/fi story with amazing character design. (The Stalk) this is a series that I will definitely follow up on.

Reviewsbylola Lol she‘s your dog too. 😆 Poor Gertie, she has no idea wtf is going on. 8mo
emilyhaldi “My wife‘s dog” 🤣🤣🤣 8mo
Cinfhen BTW @Reviewsbylola I NOTICED that comment right away 🤣🤣😂🤣Now I know why Gertie was excluded on the Holiday card 😉😂😂Glad you‘re back in the reading game @HotdogZanzabaar 8mo
Mdargusch Hysterical! “My wife‘s dog”🙄 8mo
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cboliver22
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One of my favorite collected comics series of all time (and the second text I used in my dissertation). The ability of Vaughan and Staples to create such a rich speculative world with a story which will take your emotions from laughter to tears within a few pages is nothing short of spectacular.

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vivastory
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Amazon Cyber Monday lightning deal!

kyraleseberg I grabbed this up so fast! 😍 10mo
vivastory @kyraleseberg Same! I was hoping that the second book would be a lightning deal too. 10mo
kyraleseberg @vivastory Book two is on sale today!!! 10mo
vivastory @kyraleseberg I bought it when book 1 was on sale. 😬😂 Did you get it? 10mo
kyraleseberg I had a feeling two would go on sale this month so I've been keeping an eye on it and picked it up today when I noticed the price drop! 10mo
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danimgill
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Idk what I can say about this series that hasn‘t already been said but count me the newest among its legions of fans! I read volume 1 a while back and liked it, but reading this collection of volumes 1-3 on hoopla really made me love the story, the art, and the characters.

I also really enjoyed the bonus section at the end of this edition where Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples walk you through the process of creating the comic.

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JPeterson
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Ahh, look at my boyfriend surprised me with today. 😍

We had talked a few weeks ago about how we need the physical copies of Saga (which we either have digital copies or borrowed from the library), and he went ahead and got me the first book as a surprise. ❤️

readordierachel Awesome 💙 1y
minkyb ❣️ 14mo
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Serotonin
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SAGA alert!! Check out the cocktail menu from a coffee shop in Portland, OR called Guilder. This place totally radiates geek 🤓 That, and that I‘m pretty confident that the name of this establishment is reference to The Princess Bride 😆

Conclusion: I will have to check out this place tomorrow 😆😆😆 Bwahahaha!!!

#saga #princessbride #portland #coffeeshops

JPeterson Totally worth making a trip from Virginia just to go here 😍🤓 1y
Serotonin @JPeterson do it!!!! ☕️ ❤️🤓 1y
Zelma Love it! 👏 1y
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bookwormkara
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Day 9 of #RiotGrams is beloved series! To read Saga is to love Saga💕 📚

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UrsulaMonarch
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New month, new round of #hoopla checkouts!!! Thanks #sfpl !

ElishaLovesBooks Saga is the best!!!! 2y
Somasis Holy cow, 16? 😲 My library only allows 5! But I'm so happy for a new month and new books 😄 2y
Quasifesto My library allows 8, so I‘m envious. 2y
UrsulaMonarch @Somasis @Quasifesto I hear you! San Francisco PL actually gives 20/month (i posted after I'd picked up 4). I didn't realize how generous this is until I joined Litsy! TBH last month was the first time i used all 20 as I've been at home more on maternity leave & using more of my library's e-resources! 2y
UrsulaMonarch @ElishaLovesBooks yes! It has built suspense to have to wait until the beginning of the month to get the next volumes! 😆 2y
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DimeryRene
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Last Saga one - I promise! Marko and Alana for life.✨ #24in48

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DimeryRene
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Izabel 💕 #24in48

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DimeryRene
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Reading Saga again for #24in48 💕💕 That‘s one of my reading buddies, my sweet Bailey.

Halecide47 Oh the sweet Bailey 💕 2y
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ChrisRuckus
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My all time favorite graphic novel series! Crass, violent, feminist, and rarely predictable. This book compiles the first three volumes (18 issues) of the ongoing series. 10/10! The best! Read it!

#saga #briankvaughan #fionastaples #image #graphicnovel

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AllenTStClair I think this quote misunderstood the original Faulkner quote, but I still enjoy it. 😂 2y
Jokila @allentstclair I think the adage is a lot older than Faulkner 2y
AllenTStClair @Jokila True. But when it comes to editing writing, I think most everyone attributes it to Faulkner. Sometimes Stephen King. Lol 2y
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BarbaraJean
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This was a great one to start the year with. The artwork, the world-building, the characters, the story... I‘d heard high praise, and it‘s definitely merited! Amazing. Can‘t wait to dive into the next few issues.

[Also definitely a lot of mature content (hoo, boy, is it!) if that‘s an issue.]

GrilledCheeseSamurai 🙌😍🙌 2y
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#JingleShelves #Wreath

Saga for the win!! 🙌

See what I did there. 😎😅

 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

cobwebmoth 😍 2y
TricksyTails 💙SAGA!!💙 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😘😍😍😍 2y
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GrilledCheeseSamurai
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"Dude, you don't steer a rocketship. You ride it."

One of the current best running comics out there today! I freaking love Saga!

TricksyTails I fracking love Saga! 💜💙💜💙 2y
Pogue I love Saga! 2y
Serotonin This is my current fave American graphic novel 👍😉 2y
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Kinga-Bee
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I loved it so much. I‘m too poor to buy book two now but ahhh if I could only get my hands on it. It‘s an absolutely bonkers and touching story taking place in an entirely made up universe full of spaceships and magic and robots. There is love and war and sex and jokes

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Kalynrebecca
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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TK421
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I haven't had a lot of litsy time on vacation, but thanks to hoopla I've read a bunch of graphic novels!

Graciouswarriorprincess I love Hoopla. 2y
LazyOwl Ooh, which ones were your favs. I'm always looking for good GNs 2y
freyaheart Hoopla is the best. I have it through Philadelphia's library. 2y
TK421 @LazyOwl Saga is now one of my favorite comic series. Anything from Brian K Vaughan is usually good though. I also really liked Monstress. 2y
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UnidragonFrag
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So weird and so perverse.. I loved it! Can't wait to pick up the next book and dive right back in.

I laughed out loud when I read the pictured. Just. A gerbil, I think, saying that. I'm still giggling, despite what happened (poor 14-panel-only character).

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Brie
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Very obvious, but #Saga is such a great comic that I even got my boyfriend to read this 500 page compendium with me, and he's not what you would call a reader. Now on to the next compendium! #jubilantjuly

vivastory One of the greatest of all time 2y
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 2y
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mtns_of_books
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brilliantglow
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Absolutely right! Outside playing with the dogs. My daughter's playing in the pool and I've also been able to get some reading done. Today is made even more awesome because it's also our Litsy Meet up! #londonOnlitsymeetup

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Seshat
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I could say I don't love this #catsinthecradle but I'd be #lying Lying Cat is my spirit animal. #rockinmay @Cinfhen

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AmandaL
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The cover for book one more than any of the others shows that these are #BooksAboutMothers. Alana and Klara (Marko's mom) are both kickass and all too human. #MayBookFlowers HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

Mimi28 Happy Mother's Day!! 2y
AmandaL @Mimi28 Thank you! I hope you and your mom have a lovely Mother's Day! 2y
Mimi28 Thanks!! ❤️❤️ 2y
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Nebula_of_Books
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Best graphic novel ever! Definitely adults only but ohmygoodnesswhoa!!! this is good. Caution: have an open mind.

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KVanRead
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#funfridayphoto The closest book within reach is the one I finished last night and I somehow think the aliens would like it! I'm in love with these fantastic characters and hooked on their story. Definitely need to read the rest of the series now. Coincidentally my kid left her visual dictionary next to it. That ought to come in handy too! 👽💫📚💗

mrsthilkey This is already on my tbr but that little nursing bebe makes me really want to read it 😍 3y
KVanRead @mrsthilkey Yup. Such a gorgeous cover. ❤baby Hazel! 3y
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The feeling when someone else is reading a book you love for the first time...Feel me? Any hashtags to describe this? #firstreadenvy? ...I'm really digging this so far.