If you’re anything like me you’re wondering WTF kind of house are they living in that has a roof that leaks splooshy red shit all over??? You immediately regret asking that question . . .
What the F*!?!?!?!?!
The synopsis sums things up quite brilliantly. Beautiful Darkness is indeed an “unsettling and gorgeous anti-fairy tale.” Nearly every page is filled with breathtaking watercolor illustrations detailing some sort of delightful squickyness via a plethora of characters who literally come pouring out of the corpse. Terrifying little characters like this . . .
and this . . .
and these . . .
and ones who goes from this . . . .
to this . . .
via this . . .
Charming, right? All of those characters had me thinking maybe that creepy child killer had the right idea after all.
This gets 5 Stars for the sheer f*&^ery of it all (and because Mitchell said he would hurt me if I gave it less).