Nightmare Fuel / Cerebus the Aardvark

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  • The ending of Jaka's Story,
  • Oscar's agonizing, drawn-out death in Melmoth. In the same book: the unlucky Cirinist at the end. Having it juxtaposed with a flashback to a campfire ghost story only adds to the effect.
  • The final two issues.
  • Meta example, we're basically witnessing Dave Sim's mental breakdown over the course of years.

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