32: Monstress – Show Notes

DSRA

First Segment

  • Dark Comic
  • Based on Marjorie Liu’s Grandmother’s Experience in the Sino-Japanese War
  • Japan on the World Stage at the Beginning of the 20th Century
  • China at the Beginning of the 20th Century
    • It’s unification was a potential threat to the Japanese control of Manchuria
  • Japanese Invaded Manchuria in 1931
    • Manchurian incident
    • Japan leaving the League of Nations
    • Gave rise to strong anti-Japanese sentiment
  • Full Scale Invasion of China
  • Political fragmentation of China
  • Chinese v Chinese
  • How the Civilians Fared

Second Segment

    • Marjorie Liu
      • University of Wisconsin School of Law

 

  • Tiger Eye (2005)
  • Hunter Kiss (2008)
  • Dark Mirror (X-Men novel: 2005)
  • Astonishing X-Men (2012-2013)
  • GLAAD MEDIA AWARD Nomination

 

    • Sana Takeda

 

  • X-23 (2010-2011)
  • Ms. Marvel

 

    • Art Deco

Third Segment

  • Favorite Comic Currently Being Written
  • Lost 2016 Eisner for Best New Series to Paper Girls
  • Seeing Sana Takeda at Comic Con
  • YA Themes
  • Dark Worlds Done Well
  • Female Dominated World
  • Favorite Characters