Excruciating detail and intimacy, drawn in an awkward style that both disarms and heightens the emotional impact of the work.
If you mix Craig Thompson with Joe Matt, you get Jeffrey Brown's autobiographical comics of failed love. You read them and say continually, 'what the fuck is wrong with him?' And then you turn the page. Here's hoping that he never finds romantic happiness.
-Benn Ray, THE MOBTOWN SHANK