“This Wasn’t What I Had In Mind” When I Picked Up Another Collection Of Diary Comics


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Dare I say there’s something refreshing about reading a ‘zine full of pre-pandemic diary comics, heartless as that no doubt may sound?

Certainly, at this point it’s safe to state that we’ve all been affected by COVID-19 to one degree or another, and many a reader of this review will likely have lost a friend or relative to the disease, so perhaps it’s inherently self-indulgent to yearn for a simpler time, and yet — even the simpler times were often not that simple, and if there’s one thing that Thomas Lampion’s 2019 self-published diary comics mini This Wasn’t What I Had In Mind reminds us of, it’s that the “good old days” had their problems and challenges, as well.

One of them, however, was most assuredly not a world under medically-necessitated lockdown, and as a result the various personal challenges he’s struggling with in and around April of 2019, which…

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One response to ““This Wasn’t What I Had In Mind” When I Picked Up Another Collection Of Diary Comics

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 3/8/21 — 3/14/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

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