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

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

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 Monstress, Volume 3: Haven, written by Marjorie Liu, painted by Sana Takeda and publushed by Image Comics.Best Professional Artist went to comic book illustrator Charles Vess  - who[...]

The 8 Best Fantasy Comics Available Right Freaking Now

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

Coda is one of the most original approaches to fantasy comics that I've seen in a long time.Boom! Studios has released two graphic novel collections of Coda so far. Monstress: One of the Most Gorgeous Fantasy Comics Ever Maika Halfwolf has an ancient evil sleeping within her, but it's an ancient evil that she can control to[...]

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

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

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]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[...]

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

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]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.[caption id="attachment_1005566" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Image Comics[/caption]It's an amazing place, utterly[...]

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

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]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...[caption id="attachment_990679" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit:Image Comics/Sana Takeda[/caption]Is[...]

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

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]The stakes are raised as Maika and Corvo search desperately for their missing friend in the thrilling Monstress #19 from Image Comics.[caption id="attachment_975024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Courtesy Image Comics[/caption]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[...]

Monstress #16 cover by Sana Takeda

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

Deeper in, they find a servant simulacrum which is dedicated to seeing Maika be reincarnated as the Shaman-Empress.[caption id="attachment_846801" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Monstress #16 cover by Sana Takeda[/caption]Monstress #16 is a fairly slow-moving installment of the series, but it is an interesting one Zinn is receiving further characterization to make him more than just another eldritch[...]

Monstress #13 cover by Sana Takeda

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

The Prime Minister of the Federation determines what can be done about the Mother Superior situation.[caption id="attachment_784324" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Monstress #13 cover by Sana Takeda[/caption]I mentioned this in my Redneck #9 review, but there is something to be said about a comic that can bring you up to speed within a few pages[...]

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.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="728543,728544"]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),[...]

Image Wants To Enhance Your Imagination With Three Titles Available For $1

I attempted to read Monstress #1 and found that it just wasn’t for me, but with that said, there is a huge following for it It’s no surprise that Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda are a dynamite team I remember hearing Marjorie talk about Monstress at a NYCC panel last year She described how much[...]

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

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! An alternate 1920s earth...Get the details on the[...]