Norton Sinclair is a recluse who has been seeing a therapist, Dr. Angel Xu. You see, Sinclair has been methodically collecting scraps of things from around the city and keeping them in order to build something. He doesn’t even know what. He has seen the Black Barn, and he has heard the voice of the smiling man. In recent issues, some of these mysteries have been given answers, only to be replaced with greater threats. Meanwhile, in a rural area, a priest who has made some past mistakes befriends the local sheriff, only to discover a dead body. He begins to join her on some escapades that also seem to revolve around the Black Barn. In this recent issue, writer Jeff Lemire finally begins to connect some of the dots between the disparate storylines. It’s a thrilling experience.
Gideon Falls isn’t just a horror story; it is a psychologically riveting experience. From the paneling and the design to the colors, everything is created to warp the reality for the readers, to temporarily undermine their expectations and give them something completely unexpected, but 100% needed.
Creative Team: Jeff Lemire (story), Andrea Sorrentino (art), Dave Stewart (colors), Steve Wands (letters), Will Dennis (editor)
Publisher: Image Comics
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