Midnight Mass. Here There Be Monsters #8

Writer: John Rozum Artist: Jesus Saiz Publisher: Vertigo Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Dec 5, 2002

    Jesus Saiz strengthens this feeling with depiction of raw emotion. Julia's anger on page seven erupts because of Jenny's tears on page eight. Her look of incredulity mixed with guilt and acceptance on page nine forms because of Adam's request for her to trust him. Adam actually has the right to feel hurt by Julia's words: "Don't worry, Jenny. I'm here now." Instead, he sucks it up like a man and knows Julia's afraid she'll lose Jenny. The only way he can assuage those fears is to show her that he is a man whom she can trust. Even though she thinks she can trust him, there's no stopping that anger mixed with entreaty on the last panel on page nine. It's as if she's begging him--but not in an obvious fashion--to let him be right. Adam while not expressing his emotions as openly as Julia, and surely this is a generalization that rings true in discussing the differences between men and wome, is not a robot. I think it's actually more difficult to express what Adam is thinking, but Read Full Review

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