Monstress #8

Review: If you’ve been keeping with this story thus far, I’m sure you’ve noticed the amazing artistry and world building that has already gone into it. We left off setting sail from the beautiful seaside city of Thyria. For reviews on prior issues: 1- 2, 3, 4-6, 7. The hunt for answers takes Maika and her friends out to sea… This issue doesn’t really delve into Maika’s progression toward … Continue reading Monstress #8

Monstress #7 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Review: This is #7, for reviews on other issues, click the number :1- 2, 3, 4-6,. This is not the most advantageous place to start the series, but it does have a great synopsis of what has transpired already in the very beginning along with a list of primary characters. I really loved having that page because I always feel like I have to swipe back through … Continue reading Monstress #7 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Monstress #4-6 by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

Review:  As always, the art in these are just amazing. It’s not overly-stylized. I feel like it’s not really stylized at all, but just depicts people as they look. The characters are beautiful, but I feel like it’s part of their world that the women in these high power positions have the means to make themselves gorgeous because they are the only ones, aside from … Continue reading Monstress #4-6 by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

Monstress #3 by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

Review: I’m continuing on with the Monstress series, I had reviewed the first two issues here. This is the third issue and it’s even more intriguing. We start to see a little bit of what is inside our protagonist, just enough to freak me out but it doesn’t give away what it is just yet. There’s a lot of mystery around her and a growing … Continue reading Monstress #3 by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

Monstress by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda

Review: I’m in love with this series. It makes my feminist heart flutter wildly. Here’s the back cover: 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, … Continue reading Monstress by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda