Heatley, David – Deadpan #1
If anybody out there is keeping score, Chicago has a solid bunch of folks making comics. This is another great one from Chicago Comics. A bit expensive at $3, true, but it’s nicely put together. Two stories in here. One is about David’s family and his experiences following a relative’s death, one is about two people that David has dealings with. Vague enough for you? Good. Both stories were great, although I thought the mixing of the two people in the second story could have been done a little bit better. Not that you’re going to have the slightest idea of what I’m talking about unless you’ve read the story, but I thought it was flawless right up until the last page. As for the art, I don’t know what he uses for shading, but it gives the book a distinctive feel. It almost looks painted and then shrunk, I don’t know. Well worth the $3, and here’s hoping that there’s more out there soon. Website!