Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

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

Title:Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781632157096
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About 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.


    Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening Reviews

  • Jessica ? ? Silverbow ? ? Rabid Reads-no-more

    5/3/18 - ON SALE for $3.99:https://amzn.to/2FEZSijUpdated review:*giggle snorts*Rereading is often a humbling experience . . . I've been forced to admit that my memory isn't what it once was, and neve...

  • Anne

    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 of...

  • Petrik

    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 n...

  • Melanie

    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 fr...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    Okay I'm only going to put a few pictures because you can all scroll through the other reviewers and see more pictures. I don't like reviewing graphic novels because I never know exactly what to say. ...

  • Alienor ? French Frowner ?

    ▐ 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 ...

  • Bradley

    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...

  • Samantha

    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 ...

  • Carol (Bookaria)

    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...

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    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 Sa...