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'Monstress' #22: Kippa Makes a Big New (Scary) Friend!

‘Monstress’ #22: Kippa Makes a Big New (Scary) Friend! (REVIEW)

There is something so amazingly earnest about the way Marjorie Lie writes Monstress. Her characters all live and breath in this incredibly lush, fully realized fantasy world, yet they seem like people you might meet and interact with in the real world. Sure, Kippa is a little fox girl, but she has so much heart […]

Monstress #16 cover by Sana Takeda

Monstress #16 Review: The Inky Black Monster May Just Have a Soul

Maika and Zinn enter Zinn’s sanctum. The creature claims that they should be able to navigate it with ease, but they are immediately assailed by cyborg automatons which Zinn believes should obey him. Deeper in, they find a servant simulacrum which is dedicated to seeing Maika be reincarnated as the Shaman-Empress. Monstress #16 is a […]

Monstress #13 cover by Sana Takeda

Monstress #13 Review: An Enthralling if Complex Story with Beautiful Art

Maika and her allies manage to narrowly escape the Blood Queens, and they hold up at a refugee camp called Tear Shed. Here, they plan their next move. Elsewhere, the powers that be decide the future of the world. Maika’s mother chooses what to do about her daughter. The Prime Minister of the Federation determines […]

Image comics at nycc 2017

Image Comics Gives Us A Peek Into The Creative Process At NYCC

Rosilyne Bean wrote from New York Comic Con 2017: Today, Image Comics closed NYCC with a panel entitled Image Comics: The Future of Storytelling. David Brothers (Branding Manager at Image Comics) hosted the panel, and was joined by Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls), Kyle Higgins (Hadrian’s Wall), Nikki Ryan (The Family Trade), Andrew […]

#WhiteWashedOut panel at NYCC Saw Iron Fist Casting as an Opportunity Lost

By John Odum Moderator Sona Charaipotra and creators Keith Chow (founder of Nerds of Color), writers Marjorie Liu, Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex), and Preeti Chhibber (Book Riot) made up the Asian American #WeNeedDiverseBooks panel, now focused on promoting a new hashtag: #whitewashedout. #whitewashedout was the brainchild of Ellen Oh (who had been scheduled, but wasn’t […]



SDCC ’15: Where Image Creators Own The Mainstream Panel With Chip Zdarksky, Kody Chamberlin, Keenan Marshall Keller, Marjorie Liu, Alex Grecian, And Michael Moreci

By Joshua Stone This panel brought together a group of Image creators whose work doesn’t necessarily reside in the world of capes and tights. Fan favorite Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals, Kaptara), may have been the big draw but the rest of the panel more than held their own with Kody Chamberlin (Punks), Keenan Marshall Keller (The Humans), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Alex Grecian (Rasputin), and Michael […]

Marjorie Liu And Sana Takeda’s Monstress, Announced At Image Expo

Marjorie Liu is at today’s Image Expo event. Paranormal romance novelist, Liu has worked almost exclusively in comics for Marvel, with small dalliances for Red Sonja at Dynamite and for Jim Henson’s Storyteller at Archaia. But now she has announced Monstress, a new Image Comics title at the show, with Sana Takeda, who worked with Liu on Marvel’s X-23.  Clearly a fruitful relationship! […]

Marjorie Liu To Write A Number Of Titles From Image Comics

Image Expo already announced that Marjorie Liu would be attending January’s Image Expo event. Paranormal romance novelist, Liu has worked almost exclusively in comics for Marvel, with small dalliances for Red Sonja at Dynamite and for Jim Henson’s Storyteller at Archaia. But now she seems set to announce a new Image Comics title at the show. Image Comics has received flak […]

Image Expo Returns To San Francisco In 2015 – Including Marjorie Liu

January 8th. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco Bay. Image Expo 2015. Lots of announcements and comic creators showing off their stuff. With Brian K Vaughan, Todd McFarlane, Scott Snyder, Emi Lenox, Jeff Lemire and Marjorie Liu making announcements, with surprise guests yet to be announced. All names mentioned have existing mage comics […]


“Women. Know Your Limits.” Kelly Sue DeConnick And The Smurfette Syndrome (UPDATE)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS37SNYjg8w[/youtube] From the Harry Enfield sketch… Hannah Means Shannon quoted Kelly Sue DeConnick at the Women At Marvel panel at NYCC, and it kind of stuck with me, about being the “Smurfette on the Avengers panel”. I think it says it all, though it might be worth going here for further illumination. She made the […]


Astonishing X-Men To X-Club For 99 Cents From ComiXology Tomorrow

Coming down the pipe… If you are enjoying Si Spurrier’s run on X-Men Legacy, then his five issue miniseries X-Club will be 99 cents an issue tomorrow on ComiXology. Along with the post-Joss Whedon Astonishing X-Men #25 to #51, better known as the Warren Ellis-to-gay-marriage years, as well as the Xenogenesis and Ghost Boxes spin […]

What Does Red She Hulk Mean For Female Lead Superhero Comics?

Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool reported on Majorie Liu‘s remarks that she had been setting up an all-women superhero comic book with her Astonishing X-Men artist Mike Perkins at Marvel, starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique, only for it to be shot down because the beancounters didn’t believe it would sell enough. I […]

The All Women Superhero Marvel Team From Marjorie Liu That Never Was

Louis Falcetti reporting from Bleeding Cool, lets us know that Astonishing X-Men writer Marjorie Liu pitched an all female superhero team starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique. Mike Perkins was on board to draw it, it would have been a secret team in the Marvel Universe and it was pitched a year ago. […]