Gabrielle Bell's 'The Voyeurs' Shows a Mastery of Autobiographical Storytelling #1

Gabrielle Bell's 'The Voyeurs' Shows a Mastery of Autobiographical Storytelling #1

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    Comics Bulletin - Nick Hanover Mar 21, 2013

    In the wrong hands, The Voyeurs could have been a stilted, dire experience, chock full of the kind of forced weirdness that populates so many autobio comics. Bell may feel uncomfortable in her daily life, but she has a mastery of storytelling that enlivens her anecdotes and allows our voyeurism to go beyond titillation and instead into a realm of shared wisdom. Through Bell's eyes we see the awkwardness of interaction, which seems to have only increased with the introduction of the internet and the convenience it grants communication and observation. The Voyeurs calls us out with its title but by the end, Bell shows us why that's a moniker we should embrace rather than run from. Read Full Review

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