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Monstress 1 : Awakening (Monstress): Liu, Marjorie/ Takeda, Sana (ILT): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Monstress 1 : Awakening (Monstress)
Monstress 1 : Awakening (Monstress)
Publisher : Image Comics
Published Date : 2016/07
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781632157096

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Language : English
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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A23430000
Place of Publication: United States
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Arkansas Teen Book Award Nominees 2012 (And Ongoing)
YALSA Great Graphic Novels For Teens 2007 (And Ongoing)
Graphic Novels: A Guide To Comic Books, Manga, And More - Second Edition
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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.About theCreators: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.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.
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