House of Women #1
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House of Women #1

Writer: Sophie Goldstein Artist: Sophie Goldstein Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: October 25, 2017 Cover Price: $29.99 Critic Reviews: 2
9.4Critic Rating
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When Sarai and her fellow emissaries from the Empire disembark from their ship, they find themselves on a planet teeming with life and mystery. The natives, whom they intend to "civilize," are not as malleable as expected and their only other human contact, a man, causes further conflict within their ranks. House of Women is Sophie Goldstein's second solo graphic novel, following 2015's muchlauded The Oven.

  • 9.7
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Jan 14, 2018

    Overall, a powerhouse graphic novel that I wished I knew about sooner as it is will not leave you soon after you read it. The story by Sophie Goldstein successfully combines science fiction, thriller, and horror, into a richly woven tapestry. The art by Goldstein is elegant, off putting, and vibrant. Altogether, a science fiction tale that draws you in with an interesting but familiar premise and then subverts all your expectations in the most glorious way. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Jason Segarra Oct 3, 2017

    A haunting take on gender, sexual identity, the nature of colonialism and more, House of Women is a book that should be taught to would-be auteurs looking to get into the business. Read Full Review

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