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Book Club – Monstress

Monstress Volume 1

Tuesday, August 27th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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 monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both and make them the target of both human and otherworldly powers.

And if you like awards:

  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Writer
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Painter/Multimedia Artist
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Continuing Series
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Publication for Teens
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Cover Artist
  • 2018 Harvey Award winner, Book of the Year
  • 2018 Hugo Award winner, Best Graphic Story
  • 2018 British Fantasy Award winner, Best Comic/Graphic Novel
  • 2018, 2016, 2015 Entertainment Weekly’s The Best Comic Books of the Year
  • 2018, Newsweek’s Best Comic Books of the Year
  • 2018, The Washington Post’s 10 Best Graphic Novels of the Year
  • 2018, Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of the Year
  • 2018, YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens
  • 2018, Thrillist’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of the Year
  • 2018, Powell’s Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Graphic Novels of the Year

YOW.

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