WRITER: MARJORIE LIU
ARTIST: SANA TAKEDA
Where Maika Halfwolf goes, destruction follows. After their trip to the Isle of Bones, Zinn, the Monstrum that lives inside of Maika, devoured the crew of a Thyrian ship. This, combined with the attack on the Thyrian Blood Queens by Inquisitrixes, has put the Thyrian armed forces on high alert — and hot on Maika’s trail.
After a narrow escape from Thyrian waters, Maika was offered refuge in the safe harbor city of Pontus in exchange for her promise to activate the famed city-wide Pontus Shield. When her first attempt failed, Maika and Zinn set off on a mission to find replacement shield parts. By the time they returned, Thyrian soldiers had already arrived, and the war had begun. But the danger of that battle paled in comparison to the threat posed by the Inquisitrix Gull, whose activation of two enchanted mask fragments at once created a rift in the sky through which an ancient and powerful Monstrum began to emerge.
Meanwhile, Kippa, Maika’s most loyal ally, is quickly approaching a different kind of danger. When Gull attacked the refugee fox Arcanics that Kippa had been helping in Pontus, Master Ren pulled her away to safety — but unbeknownst to Kippa, Ren has been ordered to bring her to his employers, whose motivations, though unknown, are almost certainly insidious…
Comic Watch: Comic Book Review: MONSTRESS #18 (Worldly Consequences)
Multiversity Comics: MONSTRESS #18
The Brazen Bull: MONSTRESS #18 Advance Review