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Compulsive Comics


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Compulsive Comics, a collection comprising reprinted stories by Eric Haven, is a wonderful bit of weird. His draftsmanship evokes some sort of sweet spot between ‘70s underground comix, ‘90s alt-comics, and classic serialized strips featuring strange creatures and square-jawed, Flash Gordon types. But his sensibilities, even more than the glorious art, are the real selling point. I don’t think I’ve come across such an eclectic mix of hilarity and horror and wonderment. Laughing even as you feel a little sick in confronting the nature of existence is probably the better way to confront it than the ways not involving humor. (

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February 18th 2019

This is great keep sharing.

May 22nd 2019

Indeed It is the best that has ever come from Eric Havens. With a momentary look It looks like standard genre fiction. Being as an expert writer I would say that Haven surrealist and brilliantly comics surprised you at every turn and brings you inborn bliss for the readers