Posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2004
By: Darren Schroeder

Cover of Eulogy Creator(s): Angus Deacon
Publishers: Self Published
From: New Zealand
Price: ?

In the best tradition of creepy little kids books, this collection takes us into the cruel and scary world of nasty toys, evil pets and children who have issues and probably heads that spin.

Made entirely using Macromedia Flash, this comic has a bold visual style with use of think lines for "inking" and some attractive use of grey tones and other background patterns. The looks are derivative of several of the spooky books out there, but when it looks as nice as this that isn't really a bad thing.

The main story here, The Curse of Buddy, a chilling tale of a little girl trying to get rid of an evil looking doll given to her by an Aunt. Every scheme she tries seems to result in some form of disaster. How will it end? Amusingly.

The Vet looks at a blood thirsty vet dealing with one very strange cat: Mooky. Just the right mix in this story of halarious nastiness, weird animals, and big sharp knives.

While it's a bit short, this comic is a guilty pleasure, well worth the time spent reading and laughing.

In a Word: Possessed.

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