Monstress: Talk-Stories #2

Writer: Marjorie M. Liu Artist: Sana Takeda Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: December 30, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 5
9.7Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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Once again bridging the gap between the fifth and sixth arc (which resumes January 2021), Part Two of MONSTRESS: TALK-STORIES follows Maika as she opens up to Kippa and recounts an important day from her childhood in Thyria.  

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Dec 31, 2020

    Monstress Talk Stories is a masterfully crafted interim series that shows strong characters managing their trauma. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Dec 30, 2020

    Lavish, lush, and haunting, this might be the best issue in the Monstress story put out not just this year, but ever. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jan 2, 2021

    When all is said and done, Monstress: Talk Stories #2 delivers a beautiful narrative that is both heartwarming and tragic. It's a look at how beautiful memories can be a bright light in the darkness, even if that same light can still burn us now and then. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comic Watch - Duna Haller Dec 30, 2020

    It is not a secret that Monstress is a series that knows its characters and has a deep emotional depth and breathtaking art. But this miniseries is capable of taking that in the context of small tales to get them to their full potential, with a testament to sharing hopeful moments, stories and memories with each other in troubling times. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Dec 30, 2020

    Liu's writing and Takeda's artwork are as stellar as ever, and this intermission help provided some emotional beats and help get me excited for the return of the series which is really all you can ask for. Read Full Review

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