Lenore #7

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2000
By: Darren

Creator(s): Roman Dirge
Publishers: Slave Labor Graphics
From: USA

This comic is a sick and twisted tangle of gore, brutal humour and I love it to bits!!! Roman mixes a few pieces of Tim-Burton-gothic with little Orphan Annie and then throws in a few cans of blood, entrails and rotten limbs in a gut retchingly funny comic. Be warned, almost every kind of life form is harmed in the making of this comic.

So what's it about? Well, Lenore is the cutest little dead girl you will every find, she lives (Well, that's not quite the right word, but you know what I mean) in the town of Nevermore with her kitty (A least she used to she did until she threw kitty in the bath and it....yuk!) and a whole lot of really strange dead things.

Usually Roman does short one/two page stories with Lenore and friends, plus the occasional autobiographical piece, but here Roman also gives us a 14 page story Dream Catcher. Lenore is having bad dreams and wants to know why, the explanation involves a ..., well it's like a.....um, you'll just have to read the story to see.

Even the most morose of you will be reduced to laughter by Roman's work, so don't try to drink anything while reading it 'cause you'll mess up the wallpaper. Friends will go "Yuck, that's gross" to you if you let them read this, then they will want to borrow all your back issues. Buy it now before you're dead! (No offence meant to any of our dead readers).

In a Word: Hilarious.

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