June 20th, 2020

Book 3 - 2019

Book 3: Saga: Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples - 160 pages

Description from bookdepository.co.uk:
The smash-hit ongoing epic continues! Thanks to her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana, newborn baby Hazel has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies, and alien monstrosities, but in the cold vastness of outer space, the little girl encounters something truly frightening: her grandparents!


Thoughts:
Volume 2 of my new favourite star crossed love affair series introduces Marko's parents, who aren't exactly thrilled that their son has shacked up with the enemy and made a baby. Marko's mum banishes Izabel to a nearby planet, and Marko goes off to save her, his Mum following behind. That leaves Alana, Hazel and Marko's Dad Barr on the ship, where secrets are revealed and we get some insight into the very start of Alana and Marko's relationship. Meanwhile, the Robot Prince searches for our star crossed lovers, The Will searches for them too, but not before teaming up with Marko's ex-fiance Gwendolyn and saving Slave Girl. Oh and there's a planet that's actually an egg. It's madness, hilarious, sad, romantic, silly! The illustrations are absolutely beautiful (the way Marko and Alana look at each other - exquisite!) and the story keeps up its multiple threads without ever getting confusing. Can't wait for the next instalment!


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