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Book cover for Monstress


By Marjorie M. Liu & Sana Takeda

Length: 202 pages

Rating: 8/10

First Published: 2016

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Last read: 2020

5 Eisner awards for 2018, two years after the first publication. That must say something, right? Itโ€™s a dark, bloody story of a quest happening in a realm of demons, dark magic and war. The universe is of the huge, epic-fantasy kind.

My quick review is: Amazed by the art, intrigued by the universe, let down by the writing and the story. At 200 pages, itโ€™s a big volume, but lots happen.