Monstress Volume 1: Awakening

Monstress Volume 1: Awakening

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2018 Eisner Award winner, Best
2018 Eisner Award winner, Best
Painter/Multimedia Artist
2018 Eisner
Award winner, Best Continuing Series
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 168 x 257 x 18mm | 426g
  • Fullerton, United States
  • English
  • 1632157098
  • 9781632157096
  • 1,710

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Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam
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"Something entirely different" -Hypable "If you want big, beautiful, terrifying, violent magic, Monstress is
your next favorite comic." -Cosmopolitan "Intricate and detailed, with a definite manga influence, Takeda's artwork
creates a lush and dangerous world for Liu's equally dangerous characters. The
work is infused with feminist themes; almost all of the characters are
strong-and dea " ambitious as George R.R. Martin or J.R.R. Tolkien..."
-The Los Angeles Review of Books "Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda take eastern and
western comics storytelling traditions and styles, and create something wholly
their own and remarkable: a beautifully told story of magic and fear, inhumanity
and exploita
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42,774 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 37% (16,032)
4 35% (14,996)
3 18% (7,538)
2 6% (2,463)
1 4% (1,745)
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