Monstress, Charles Vess, Into The Spider-Verse Win Hugo Awards

Monstress, Charles Vess, Into The Spider-Verse Win Hugo Awards 2019

Presented at the 2019 World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin last night, the annual Hugo Awards, as voted on by the attendees and supporters of the show. They were first given in 1953 at the 11th World Science Fiction Convention, and have been awarded every year since 1955. This year's winner of Best Graphic Story was […]

The 8 Best Fantasy Comics Available Right Freaking Now

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

I have been a fan of fantasy comics for just about as long as I have been alive, and all of that time loving the genre has taught me a couple of things. First off, when fantasy is done right, it's just about the best thing in this or any other world. But, with that […]

'Monstress' #22: Kippa Makes a Big New (Scary) Friend!

'Monstress' #22: Kippa Makes a Big New (Scary) Friend! (REVIEW)

There is something so amazingly earnest about the way Marjorie Lie writes Monstress. Her characters all live and breath in this incredibly lush, fully realized fantasy world, yet they seem like people you might meet and interact with in the real world. Sure, Kippa is a little fox girl, but she has so much heart […]

A House of Mysteries Awaits 'Monstress' #21 (REVIEW)

Every single time a new issue of Monstress comes out, I have to pace myself. I want to dive into the new issue, knowing that Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda are going to transport me to a place that only exists in their comic. It's an amazing place, utterly unique, fantastically realized. Sure, you might […]

The Search for Kippa Continues in 'Monstress' #20 (REVIEW)

Kippa the fox girl jumped into the cursed Tomb of Baru in Monstress #19, hoping to evade her captors and make her way back to Maika Halfwolf. Monstress #20 shows us exactly what Kippa's potentially foolhardy escape attempt has in store for her, and it's not very pretty… Is there an award in the comics […]

The Blood Runs Like a River in Monstress #19 [REVIEW]

The stakes are raised as Maika and Corvo search desperately for their missing friend in the thrilling Monstress #19 from Image Comics. Kippa the fox girl has been kidnapped and is being carried through a region where many of the animal people are being affected by a breach between realities. The people go mad and […]

Monstress #16 cover by Sana Takeda

Monstress #16 Review: The Inky Black Monster May Just Have a Soul

Maika and Zinn enter Zinn's sanctum. The creature claims that they should be able to navigate it with ease, but they are immediately assailed by cyborg automatons which Zinn believes should obey him. Deeper in, they find a servant simulacrum which is dedicated to seeing Maika be reincarnated as the Shaman-Empress. Monstress #16 is a […]

Monstress #13 cover by Sana Takeda

Monstress #13 Review: An Enthralling if Complex Story with Beautiful Art

Maika and her allies manage to narrowly escape the Blood Queens, and they hold up at a refugee camp called Tear Shed. Here, they plan their next move. Elsewhere, the powers that be decide the future of the world. Maika's mother chooses what to do about her daughter. The Prime Minister of the Federation determines […]

Image comics at nycc 2017

Image Comics Gives Us A Peek Into The Creative Process At NYCC

Rosilyne Bean wrote from New York Comic Con 2017: Today, Image Comics closed NYCC with a panel entitled Image Comics: The Future of Storytelling. David Brothers (Branding Manager at Image Comics) hosted the panel, and was joined by Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls), Kyle Higgins (Hadrian's Wall), Nikki Ryan (The Family Trade), Andrew […]

Poison Ivy, Power Man And Iron Fist And Monstress Put On Advance Reorders This Week

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! While […]

Marjorie Liu And Sana Takeda's Monstress, Announced At Image Expo

Marjorie Liu is at today's Image Expo event. Paranormal romance novelist, Liu has worked almost exclusively in comics for Marvel, with small dalliances for Red Sonja at Dynamite and for Jim Henson's Storyteller at Archaia. But now she has announced Monstress, a new Image Comics title at the show, with Sana Takeda, who worked with Liu on Marvel's X-23.  Clearly a fruitful relationship! […]