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Monstress 1. Despertar
Monstress 1. Despertar

Monstress 1. Despertar

By Marjorie Liu, Illustrated by Sana Takeda

Monstress

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

208 Pages, 6.75 x 10.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $22.00 (US $22.00) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: October 2017

ISBN 9788467927139

Rights: US & CA

Norma Editorial (Oct 2017)

Price: $22.00
 
 

Overview

La nueva serie revelación de Image Comics Monstress es una historia épica situada en un mundo alternativo de belleza art déco y terror steampunk protagonizada por Maika Mediolobo, una adolescente que sobrevivió a la cataclísmica guerra entre los humanos y sus enemigos acérrimos, los arcánicos. Ante la opresión y el peligro, Maika se convierte tanto en cazadora como presa mientras busca respuestas sobre su misterioso pasado y huye de aquellos que quieren utilizarla… y todo ello, con un monstruo en su interior que está empezando a despertarse… Monstress is an epic story set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steampunk terror. It stars Maika Halfwolf, a teenager who has survived the cataclysmic war between humans and their sworn enemies, the Arcanics. In the face of oppression and danger, Maika becomes both a hunter and prisoner, searching for answers about her mysterious past and evading those who want to use her. She does it all with a monster inside her that's beginning to wake up.

Reviews

"...as ambitious as George R.R. Martin or J.R.R. Tolkien..." —The Los Angeles Review of Books, on the English language edition

"Feels like a battle cry." —Vox.com, on the English language edition

"Intricate and detailed, with a definite manga influence, Takeda's artwork creates a lush and dangerous world for Liu's equally dangerous characters. The work is infused with feminist themes; almost all of the characters are strong—and deadly—women." —School Library Journal, on the English language edition

"Filled to the brim with awesome." —Kirkus Reviews, on the English language edition

"If you want big, beautiful, terrifying, violent magic, Monstress is your next favorite comic." —Cosmopolitan, on the English language edition

"Takeda's visuals recall realistic, gritty manga such as Lone Wolf and Cub, with magic and monsters to rival those of Hayao Miyazaki's films." —Publishers Weekly, on the English language edition

Author Biography

Marjorie M. Liu is an American author and cartoonist whose books have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list. Her paranormal romance and urban fantasy books include the Hunter Kiss and Tiger Eye sagas.