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Awakening - Marjorie M. Liu, Sana Takeda
Awakening
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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,... show more
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 monster within begins to awaken ...
Collects Monstress issues 1-6
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781632157096 (1632157098)
Publisher: Image Comics
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Monstress (#1)
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.5 Monstress: Awakening Vol 1
I read this for one of my summer classes. We had to read and annotate 10 comics/graphic novels. Here's the annotation I wrote for that class: Maika Halfwolf is on a quest to discover information about her shadowy past. Along the way she must battle an ancient entity who shares her mind and body an...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it
4.0 Beautifully illustrated, compelling story
I just didn't enjoy it as much as many of my go-tos: any TF written by Roberts or Barber, many of my Marvel titles and some of the DC rebirth titles. That being said, I owned this and read it before volume 2 for the Hugo nominations. I enjoyed this more than I suspected I would because of the h...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.0 Not bad
This isn't bad. It's an interesting idea. The artwork is wonderful. But the story doesn't fully grab or engage me. I will be reading vol 2 considering I got it the same time, but it isn't a drving narrative.
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
4.0 Monstress #1: Awakening
I don't know that I've ever seen a series as beautiful as this one. Every panel is as intricate and lovely as the cover art. It's astonishing that this is a full monthly title and not a short run comic. Add in the carefully crafted plot, well conceived world-building, and full cast of kick-ass chara...
Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it
3.0 Horror That Tackles The Mind
A teenage girl searching for answers on her mother’s death and the horror that is transforming her mind and body. Once you get into this graphic novel, which might take a little bit, the characters are likeable and some horrible. They make you feel the way you should which terror, fear and a litt...
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