As the back of the book says: fun, wild, inventive, and often scary. I'll actually give it those, in about those proportions. I think it's hard to actually make a frightening comic (and will forever be glad that [b:Fall of Cthulhu, Vol. 1: The Fugue|1178358|Fall of Cthulhu, Vol. 1 The Fugue|Michael Alan Nelson|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1348472939s/1178358.jpg|1166165] actually managed). In terms of being frightening, this one at managed to be decently creepy, and occasionally surprising.