Monstress Volume 4

Monstress Volume 4

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2017 British Fantasy Award, Best
Comic/Graphic Novel
2018 Eisner Award
winner, Best Writer
2018 Eisner Award winner,
Best Painter/Multimedia Artist
2018 Eisner Award
winner, Best Continuing Series
2018 Eisner Award
winner, Best Publication for Teens
2018 Eisner
Award winner, Best Cover Artist
2018 Harvey Award
winner, Book of the Year
2018 Hugo Award winner,
Best Graphic Story
2018 Hugo Award Winner, Best
Professional Artist
2018 British Fantasy Award
winner, Best Comic/Graphic Novel
2018, 2016, 2015
Entertainment Weekly's The Best Comic Books of the
2018, Newsweek's Best Comic Books of the
2018, The Washington Post's 10 Best Graphic
Novels of the Year
2018, Barnes & Noble's
Best Books of the Year
2018, YALSA's Great
Graphic Novels for Teens
2018, Thrillist's Best
Comics & Graphic Novels of the Year
Powell's Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Graphic Novels of the
2019, Hugo Award

Maika and Corvin make their way
through a warped and lethal land in search of Kippa, who is faced with her own
terrible monsters. But when Maika comes face-to-face with a stranger from her
deep past, startling truths are uncovered, and at the center of it all lurks a
dangerous conspiracy that threatens the Known World. Maika is finally close to
getting all the answers she ever wanted, but at what price? With war on the
horizon-a war no one wants to stop-whose side will Maika choose? Collects
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 168 x 257 x 18mm | 372g
  • Fullerton, United States
  • English
  • 1534313362
  • 9781534313361
  • 9,848

Review quote

"The best way to understand the complicated mythos of
Monstress is to dive in headfirst and let it wash over you...On top of that, you
don't need to know much to appreciate the breathtaking beauty of Takeda's art.
No other comic looks like Monstress. Takeda's painting creates a world where
dreamlike and horrific fantasy creatures exist side-by-side with incredibly
complex steampunk technology." -Entertainment
Weekly "Monstress is a sprawling epic fantasy that drops
readers into the middle of a magic-filled alternate history. Described as a kind
of 'matriarchal Asia,' Maika's universe is wracked by a race war and inhabited
by violent witch-nuns, vicious deities, and innocent civilians-all of which is
brought to life by Takeda's exquisite manga-style, Art Deco-inspired art."
-The Atlantic "Monstress mixes steampunk and fantasy in the best
way." -Complex " ambitious as George R.R. Martin or J.R.R.
Tolkien..." -The Los Angeles Review of
Books "Feels like a battle cry." "Filled to the brim with awesome."
-Kirkus Reviews
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4,291 ratings
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5 41% (1,747)
4 44% (1,872)
3 14% (601)
2 1% (60)
1 0% (11)
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