Wednesday’s Webcomic: The Locked Maze
August 7, 2013 and written by
Category: Wednesday's Webcomic
My apologies for the unexpected hiatus! I moved last week and it was a whirlwind of packing, hauling, and unpacking, followed by a really intense work schedule and then some much needed rest. And now we return to your regularly scheduled programming….
This week’s selection is an all-too-brief and absolutely stunning complete comic called The Locked Maze. While it is short, it is so well-written and well-drawn with such a satisfying ending that you just may reread it several times. The Locked Maze tells a story about Holly, a young ex-Mormon programmer in Salt Lake City who is haunted by a trauma from her past. In addition to being cut off from her family since leaving her church, a terrible, spectral laughing being haunts her dreams ever since her home burned down. This has led to near constant insomnia exacerbated by her dull job and judgmental, oblivious coworkers.
The situation comes to a head when a not-so-random act of kindness throws Holly in the way of the fairies who have been living ironically in Salt Lake City, and the terrifying spectral creature which is hunting them and burning them alive. …CONTINUED ON GONNAGEEK.COM
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