Saturday, July 8, 2017

Monstress, Vol. 2 TP by Marjorie Liu

This is a collection of Monstress #7-12.  I like reading compilations like this because you get more of the story in one place.  When I was younger, it just killed me to wait a month for the next issue...

Image Comics allowed me to read this book for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can get a copy now.

Sana Taleda did the artwork and that alone makes it worth the price of the book.  The illustrations are luscious (even the graphic death scenes) and it adds to the story line.

Maika is determined to find out why she's part monster and just exactly who she is.  What she finds out is that everyone is after her and none of them want her alive.

This is a fantasy story that goes beyond the earth.  There are gods, creatures of the sea, witches, cat and fox people and more in the story.  She visits a forbidden island and sees more people die.  Yet she keeps searching.  The worst part is the closer she gets to the answer, the more questions she has and the more danger she faces.

This is a haunting read that stays with you after you've finished the book...

Sana Takeda

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