Saturday, 15 December 2012

Seeing Sound #9: "This Is Going To Sting A Bit..."

Cerebus #224 (November 1997)
Art by Dave Sim & Gerhard
In this page, the reality of what is actually happening is conveyed in the speech balloons - Joanne is carefully cleaning Rick's small head wound - while the visuals depict how Rick is experiencing that reality - being chained in hell and attacked by a demon.

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