Sean Phillips's work is a little too oppressive at times, as while the heavy shadows do add the sense that the walls are closing in on our hero, they also serve to make the action less impressive than it could be. There's a big moment in this issue when Grifter makes his arrival and the art never quite manages to convey the explosive quality of the character's entrance. The scene where Holden struggles to gain control of the flying car was also a bit weak, as the height that the car could fall if Holden fails to regain control really wasn't reflected by the art. Still, the art perfectly captures Tao's confusion when Miss Misery makes her move, and the final pages of the issue are extremely well served by the art, as it appropriately conveys the idea that Holden's control over the situation has slipped away. The panel when Tao expresses his delight over how Holden's plan just fell apart was an amazing visual. I would make a complaint about the cover though, as it does serve to spoi Read Full Review
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