From a trip to a comics shop, it would be easy to conclude that comic book characters are more important than the people crafting their adventures. Except they aren’t.
Where much of the horror genre frantically casts a flashlight around the area between the known and the unknown, Brian Evenson’s stories are more concerned with the knowable and the unknowable. They wonder why you’re even bothering with that flashlight.
The Editors offer Jonathan Franzen the opportunity to clear his name on a redemptive birdwatching trek through the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains.