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Monsters #1

Writer: Barry Windsor-Smith Artist: Barry Windsor-Smith Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: April 28, 2021 Cover Price: $39.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
10User Rating

Created over a period of 35 years, Barry Windsor-Smith' Monsters is a
tour de force of visual storytelling. Part family drama, part espionage thriller, part metaphysical journey, it is an intimate portrait of individuals struggling to reclaim their lives and an epic political odyssey across two generations of American history. Monsters is rendered in Windsor-Smith's impeccable technique, the visual storytelling being the most sophisticated of the artist's career. There are passages of heartbreaking tenderness, of excruciating pain, and devastating violence. It is surely one of the most intense graphic novels ever drawn.

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Scott Cederlund Apr 28, 2021

    Windsor-Smith crafts a war story that recognizes that wars don't end with an armistice. For some people, wars never end as they have to live with the experiences and atrocities every day and every night, even after they eventually get to go home. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AdmiralWhiskers May 5, 2021

    I don't give 10s lightly, for a perfect score means nothing can be better.

    Barry Windsor-Smith, with his words and artwork, has made such a book. It is brilliantly crafted. I don't want to say much more than to urge you to get your hands on the book and aavor every page.

  • 10
    Rauld May 22, 2021

    Wow... this book is a masterpiece. Mandatory reading for any comic reader

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