[ PDF / Epub ] ☉ Monstress, Vol. 1 (Monstress, #1) Author Marjorie M. Liu – Tactical-player.co.uk

Monstress, Vol. 1 (Monstress, #1) With great graphics, interesting but somewhat confusing story, and lots of grrrrl power, Monstress packs a big punch The story is kind of similar to Amulet and the monsters and such reminded me of Saga Okay I m only going to put a few pictures because you can all scroll through the other reviewers and seepictures I don t like reviewing graphic novels because I never know exactly what to say This novel is about Maika Halfwolf and she has been trying to find her way for some time She lost her mother and friends to a war She lost one of her arms, but she has some kind of powers and she has a symbol on her chest that may or may not be the cause of thisThis novel is very dark but I Okay I m only going to put a few pictures because you can all scroll through the other reviewers and seepictures I don t like reviewing graphic novels because I never know exactly what to say This novel is about Maika Halfwolf and she has been trying to find her way for some time She lost her mother and friends to a war She lost one of her arms, but she has some kind of powers and she has a symbol on her chest that may or may not be the cause of thisThis novel is very dark but I still loved it I mean you have all these peo Set In An Alternate Matriarchal 1900 S Asia, In A Richly Imagined World Of Art Deco Inflected Steam Punk, MONSTRESS 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 Tremendous Power, A Connection That Will Transform Them Both And Make Them The Target Of Both Human And Otherworldly Powers Collects MONSTRESS 1 6 Readalong for the BooktubeSFF Awards which is being hosted by Adriana from Perpetual Pages, Chelsea from TheReadingOutlaw, Samantha from Novels and Nonsense, Connor from Connor O Brien, Elizabeth from Books and Pieces, Kaitlin from Kitty G, Sam from Thoughts on Tomes, Elena from Elena Reads Books, and Thomas from SFF180 I loved absolutely everything about this graphic novel To date, it is by far the best graphic novel I have ever read, and even surpasses my love for Saga I am completely blo Readalong for the BooktubeSFF Awards which is being hosted by Adriana from Perpetual Pages, Chelsea from TheReadingOutlaw, Samantha from Novels and Nonsense, Connor from Connor O Brien, Elizabeth from Books and Pieces, Kaitlin from Kitty G, Sam from Thoughts on Tomes, Elena from Elena Reads Books, and Thomas from SFF180 I loved absolutely everything about this graphic novel To date, it is by far the best graphic novel I have ever read, and even surpasses my love for Saga I am completely blown away, and will count down the days until Vol 2 releases June 6th, 2017.This story follows a seventeen year old girl named Maika, whose story starts out where she is being sold as a slave The reader will immediately notice that Maika has a very strange tattoo of an eye on her chest, and she is missing an arm Yet, it becomes very clear very early that Maika is much stronger than what she seems Maika is str Here s something awesome for you I m a TOTAL pushover for great art, great nasty story, and MONSTERS INSIDE US.I mean, I ve read the whole Naruto series twice and that whole story arc of the kid with the nine tailed demon fox living within him was all kinds of awesome So why do I love Monstress The demon living inside her, of course SOOOO COOL Really, though, the artwork is all kinds of amazing and the story kicks me in my bollock WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARDS 2017 for best Graphic Story Monstress, Vol 1 Awakening was weird, but dark and pretty good There s no hiding that the plot is convoluted at best, and if there was such thing as a CONFUSING ALERT , I would raise it instantly Indeed Monstress, Vol 1 Awakening doesn t burden itself with simple details like chronological order and basic knowledge before throwing you in the meat of the epic fantasy like action Keyword being HUH And then, there are these WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARDS 2017 for best Graphic Story Monstress, Vol 1 Awakening was weird, but dark and pretty good There s no hiding that the plot is convoluted at best, and if there was such thing as a CONFUSING ALERT , I would raise it instantly Indeed Monstress, Vol 1 Awakening doesn t burden itself with simple details like chronological order and basic knowledge before throwing you in the meat of the epic fantasy like action Keyword being HUH And then, there are these cat ish info dump pages at the end of every chapter issue Oh my GOSH MY EYES Too long, too tiny, too much However, despite the general confusion and slowness, in the end I m eager to know where the story will go e Beautiful art, a unique world with gods, humans, and something in between, fearsome magic, political intrigue to rival any epic fantasy, a plethora of formidable female characters oh and magical talking cats whatcould one possibl This is a graphic novel with elements of fantasy, feminism, violence, and diversity.The main character is a teenager named Maika searching for a past she doesn t remember On her path she finds people, some are friends, some are enemies and she doesn t know who to trust Maika is also struggling with a powerful and mysterious thing inside of her which threatens to take control The art is beautiful and very detailed, just look at the image below, it s one of my favorites in the book.In the sto This is a graphic novel with elements of fantasy, feminism, violence, and diversity.The main character is a teenager named Maika searching for a past she doesn t remember On her path she finds people, some are friends, some are enemies and she doesn t know who to trust Maika is also struggling with a powerful and mysterious thing inside of her which threatens to take cont If, prior to reading this, someone said to me,Wanna read a comic that s loosely classified as a Steampunk Fantasy Well, I would have politely and slowly backed away from them while turning the offer down in no uncertain terms Because no I mean, is Steampunk even still a thing I remember it was all the rage there for Gorgeous epic steampunk fantasy done in graphic novel form.I don t usually post reviews for graphic novels unless I found something special Monstress is definitely special Both manga and graphic novel are a form of storytelling materials that required pictures, they may be similar in this regard but they re actually very distinct fro


About the Author: Marjorie M. Liu

New York Times bestselling and award winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and she leads a class on Popular Fiction at the Voices of Our Nation VONA workshop Ms Liu is a highly celebrated comic book writer Her extensive work with Marvel includes the bestselling Dark Wolverine series, NYX No Way Home, X 23, and Black New York Times bestselling and award winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and she leads a class on Popular Fiction at the Voices of Our Nation VONA workshop Ms Liu is a highly celebrated comic book writer Her extensive work with Marvel includes the bestselling Dark Wolverine series, NYX No Way Home, X 23, and Black Widow The Name of the Rose She received national media attention for Astonishing X Men, which featured the gay wedding of X Man Northstar and was subsequently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for outstanding media images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community Ms Liu also wrote the story for the animated film, Avengers Confidential Black Widow and Punisher, which was produced by Marvel, Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan Inc., and Madhouse Inc.Her newest work is MONSTRESS, an original, creator owned comic book series with Japanese artist and X 23 collaborator Sana Takeda Published by Image in Fall 2015, MONSTRESS is set in an alternate, matriarchal 1920 s Asia and follows a girl s struggle to survive the trauma of war With a cast of girls and monsters and set against a richly imagined aesthetic of art deco inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS 1 debuted to critical praise The Hollywood Reporter remarked that the longer than typical first issue was world building on a scale rare in mainstream comics Ms Liu is also the author ofthan 19 novels, most notably the urban fantasy series, Hunter Kiss, and the paranormal romance series, Dirk Steele Her novels have also been bestsellers on USA Today, which described Liu as imaginative as she is prolific Her critically praised fiction has twice received the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award, for THE MORTAL BONE Hunter Kiss 6 , and TIGER EYE Dirk Steele 1 TIGER EYE was the basis for a bestselling paranormal romance video game called Tiger Eye Curse of the Riddle Box.Liu has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, MTV, and been profiled in the Wall Street Journal.com, Hollywood Reporter, and USA Today She is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker, appearing on panels at San Diego Comic Con, the Tokyo Literary Festival, the New York Times Public Lecture series, Geeks Out and the Asian American Writers Workshop Her work has been published internationally, including Germany, France, Japan, Poland, and the United Kingdom.Ms Liu was born in Philadelphia, and has lived in numerous cities in the Midwest and Beijing Prior to writing full time, she was a lawyer She currently resides in Boston


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