Ed Benes is an artist who seems to know what this book's target audience is looking for, as why deliver a normal talking heads sequence, when one can plant the readers down at waist level so that the characters rear ends are the central focus of the panel. The same goes for the numerous shots where the characters are forever arcing their backs so that their balloon sized chests are front and centre. I guess this is what the readers are looking for, but frankly it's a little too deliberate for my tastes. Still, the wonderfully moody Greg Land cover is quite impressive, and Barbara's situation is vividly conveyed by the art. Read Full Review
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