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Review: Discombobulated: The Things We Tell Our Therapist


In the time we’re living in now, it’s difficult to prioritize anything over staying alive. Many of the things we complained about before have become ridiculous. The people we had disagreements with suddenly aren’t on top of the pyramid of our worries. Our mental health is what will either sustain us or damage us during this pandemic.

A growing concern is if cabin fever leads to crimes within the household. An increase in domestic violence is a valid concern. Men in these situations often let their anger lead the way. In the ninth story arc of the hilarious and relevant Discombobulated, David chooses a more peaceful path with Annie, one which he talks through with his therapist.

We find David, meeting with his therapist who gives him an unprofessional opinion, which he is an idiot for the way he reacted to Annie. This also when his therapist tries to lead him to the point that he also has an imaginary girlfriend, who more than bares a passing resemblance to She-Hulk. As an argument plays out in his mind, where his imaginary girlfriend, tries to break up with him, buy pointing out all his faults. By the story’s end, David’s imaginary girlfriend breaks up with him to go with his subconscious.

Overall, an interesting chapter which shows the inner workings of our protagonist. The story by David F. Walker is funny. The art by DJ Parnell is breathtaking. Altogether, a story that shows Walker’s skills with comedy.

Story: David F. Walker Art: DJ Parnell 
Story: 9.0 Art: 9.0 Overall: 9.0 Recommendation: Buy

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