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New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books. She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and she leads a class on Popular Fiction at the Voices of Our Nation (VONA) workshop.

Ms. Liu is a highly celebrated comic book writer. Her extensive work with Marvel includes the bestselling Dark Wolverine series, NYX: No Way Home, X-23, and Black Widow: The Name of the Rose. She received national media attention for Astonishing X-Men, which featured the gay wedding of X-Man Northstar and was subsequently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for outstanding media images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Ms. Liu also wrote the story for the animated film, Avengers Confiden
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- Pablo Neruda, from 100 Love Sonnets

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Entertainment Weekly! A Hardcover Release!

A bit of good (and unexpected) news.  Monstress was named Best Comic of 2018 in Entertainment Weekly, which was a lovely surprise. Team Monstress is deeply grateful for that honor.

Also, Image just released the cover image for next year’s hardcover deluxe edition, which will compile Vol 1-3.  Clocking in at over 500 pages, we’ll include never-before-seen art and other goodies. Expect that to

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Rick Barnett What a delight! I just Flickr'd through your tours of the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the SciFi Cafe and your author signings...Stan Lee has got to be the most benevolent institution on this or any alternate earth.

Thank you, Marjorie, for accepting my friendship offer. I notice you're reading THE PASSAGE; not your ordinary vampire tale, is it? But I suppose a story about a dismal future is appropriate for this somber day.

Give Daisy a hug and take good care. Neither of my cats, Kelly or Priscilla, are enthusiastic travel companions or fans of tight embraces. They are content to add their brand of fe-line editing to this note..and everything else I write.

(Who's interested in supper? A show of paws?)

Rick


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