• Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain

    Monstress and the Problem of Women in Pain0

    Please note this post contains discussion of violence against women. Also, spoiler alert for Monstress. Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Monstress has—justifiably—been on fire lately. It won heaps of accolades at the 2018 Eisner Awards and major love and respect from readers. Liu was the first woman to win the Best Writer award (about time),

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  • A Place for the Displaced: Monstress Volume 3

    A Place for the Displaced: Monstress Volume 30

    Monstress Vol. 3 Marjorie M. Liu (writer), Ceri Riley (editorial assistant), Jennifer M. Smith (editor), Sana Takeda (artist), and Rus Wooton (letterer and designer) Image Comics September 5, 2018 Monstress is one of the best ongoing series out right now (lest we forget its multiple Eisners) and volume three continues to deliver. The story follows Maika’s

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  • Monstress: The Power of Asian Women’s Voices

    Monstress: The Power of Asian Women’s Voices2

    Monstress #1 Marjorie Liu (Author) Sana Takeda (Artist) Image Comics November 2015 It’s taken me a while to figure out how I feel about Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s savage Monstress. In all honesty, I’m still not sure how I feel. But maybe that’s the mark of a groundbreaking comic. Monstress takes place in the aftermath of

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