Tag: Artwork

Almost for Children: The Whimsy and Morbid in Emily Carroll’s “Through the Woods”

I could not resist the temptation of picking up Emily Carroll’s graphic novel “Through the Woods” this past weekend. I’ve always been a fan of children’s books with a slightly morbid twist, one of my favorites being Alvin Schwartz’s “Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark” which is arguably a hauntingly terrifying book for children to read. Carroll’s work is just… Read more →

Artistic Inconsistency in The Sandman

Going from Alan Moore’s Watchmen to Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman was quite a drastic change for me, especially in terms of the artwork. I really liked Watchmen for its attention to realistic detail; it made human characters actually look human and places and objects were strikingly similar to their real-life counterparts. In short, the artwork was very believable. After having… Read more →