A fantastically dark and timeless graphic debut, for fans of Grimm Tales, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and the works of Neil Gaiman
'It came from the woods. Most strange things do.'
Five mysterious, spine-tingling stories follow journeys into (and out of?) the eerie abyss.
These chilling tales spring from the macabre imagination of acclaimed and award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll.
Come take a walk in the woods and see what awaits you there.
Emily Carroll was born in London, Ontario, in June of 1983. In addition to the many short online comics found at her website, her work has been featured in numerous print anthologies. She currently lives with her wife Kate and their large orange cat in Stratford, Ontario.
Definitely not for kids.
The first couple of tales really grabbed me, and the illustrations throughout were awesome.
After the first couple of stories though, it kinda fizzled out and went downhill for me in the story department. I said, 'weird', a couple of times. Which can be both good and bad, depending. Then I was like, 'I just don't get it'. And at that point, that can't be good. Not after a couple of weirds. At the end, I felt a little let down.
Let me reiterate how good the illustrations were. They were phenomenal even.
I'm sure other people will think differently than I, but in the end, it wasn't for me.
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