Monstress Vol. 1: Awakening
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900 's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steampunk, 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.
"Remarkable: a beautifully told story of magic and fear.""
"Gaudy beauty and extravagant horror twine around each other, as elegant as their subjects’ sinuous hair and garments..."