Monstress Vol. 3: Haven by Marie Liu

In volume 3, Maika seeks a safe haven in Pontus. However, safety comes at a price. Maika must help them restore the city's shield, built by the Shaman Empress herself, or be thrown to the Thyrians. Maika and her demon must work together to ensure they both survive. We learned more about the world and…

Monstress by Marie Liu

In this Steampunk/Decopunk inspired version of Asia, two races are at war. The Humans, and the Aracanics, part human and part animal. Maika is a young Arcanic that looks completely human, but harbors a dark entity inside her. Desperate to find out the truth about herself and what happened to her mother, Maika infiltrates an…

Alex + Ada Collected Editions

Alex + Ada is a popular Adult Comic series published by Image Comics that was collected into three volumes. They were my first read for the Beat the Backlist Challenge. Alex + Ada centers around a young man in his late twenties whose fiancee has recently left him. For his birthday, and in an attempt…