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Monstress. Volume one, Awakening

Author: Marjorie M Liu; Sana Takeda; Rus Wooton; Jennifer M Smith, (Editor)
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, Inc., [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steampunk horror, Monstress tells the epic story of Maika Halfwolf, a teenage survivor of a cataclysmic war between humans and their hated enemies, the Arcanics. In the face of oppression and terrible danger, Maika is both hunter and hunted, searching for answers about her mysterious past as those who seek to use her remain just one step behind and all the while, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Steampunk comics
Horror comics
Graphic novels
Fantasy comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie M Liu; Sana Takeda; Rus Wooton; Jennifer M Smith, (Editor)
ISBN: 9780606390682 0606390685 9781632157096 1632157098
OCLC Number: 944463963
Notes: "Collecting Monstress Issues 1-6."
Awards: Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, 2017
Description: 192 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. Awakening
Other Titles: Monstress.
Responsibility: Marjorie Liu, writer ; Sana Takeda, artist ; Rus Wooton, lettering & design ; Jennifer M. Smith, editor ; Ceri Riley, editorial assistant.


Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, this book tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of  Read more...
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"Filled to the brim with awesome." -Kirkus Reviews "If you want big, beautiful, terrifying, violent magic, Monstress isyour next favorite comic." -Cosmopolitan " ambitious as George R.R. Martin Read more...

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