dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,
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On Mutant Nature: Why the Nichols's kids are sideshow freaks.

One thing that you cannot help but notice is that Lynn tends towards giving people she doesn't much care for what she calls funky faces. From Evil Tomboy Janice looking as if she fell out of the ugly tree to Fiona Brass looking like something you'd have to go into a bathyscape to see, people who Lynn wants us to really dislike trend toward the monstrous.

This leaves us with the question of why it is that Christopher, Richard and Leah Nichols spent most of their careers as misshapen horror freaks. Even for a strip in what they call the bigfoot style, the three of them stood out as looking as cute as they were well-behaved. The reason for this is probably wrapped up in why Lynn consistently draws herself as looking exactly like Elly. Just as her warped self-image makes her see herself as being fat, old and ugly, Lynn sees people through the distorting prism of how they make her feel. This means that children who don't like being screamed or threatened into submission or aren't impressed by her are going end up looking like they belong in the Cursed Earth from Judge Dredd.
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