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Format:
Book
Call Number:
741.5973 L783M 2016
Author:
Title:
Publisher, Date:
Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, Inc., [2016]-
Description:
volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Target Audience Note:
Rated M / Mature.
Subjects:
Genre:
Other Author:
Notes:
Cataloging based on volume 1.
Contents:
volume 1. Awakening --
ISBN:
9781632157096 (volume 1)
1632157098 (volume 1)
9781534300415 (volume 2)
9781632159199
9781632159205
9781632159366
9781632159786
9781632159885
9781632159892
9781632159960
Other Number:
944463963
Items available:
0
Copies owned:
5
Current Holds:
2
Availability
Summary
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in arichly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells thestory of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and whoshares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, aconnection that will transform them both and make them the target of both humanand otherworldly powers. <br> <br> About theCreators: <br> <br> New York Times bestselling andaward-winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books.She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and leads a class on Popular Fiction atthe Voices of Our Nation (VONA) workshop. Ms. Liu's extensive work includes thebestselling "Astonishing X-Men" for Marvel Comics, which featured the gaywedding of X-Man Northstar and was subsequently nominated for a GLAAD MediaAward for outstanding media images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendercommunity. Prior to writing full-time, Liu was a lawyer. She currently residesin Boston. <br> <br> Sana Takeda is an illustrator andcomic book artist who was born in Niigata, and now resides in Tokyo, Japan. Atage 20 she started out as a 3D CGI designer for SEGA, a Japanese video gamecompany, and became a freelance artist when she was 25. She is still an artist,and has worked on titles such as "X-23" and "Ms. Marvel" for Marvel Comics, andis an illustrator for trading card games in Japan. <br> <br>
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