Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie Liu

Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Monstress #01-06

Marjorie Liu with Sana Takeda (Illustrator)

208 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction comics fantasy adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

Description

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a m...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,771 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
adventurous 67%
mysterious 59%
tense 50%
challenging 24%
emotional 23%
sad 15%
reflective 4%
funny 2%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 43%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 24% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 22% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 36% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 9% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.97

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