Jared Gardner or a replacement has written about The Fate of the Artist over at the Panelists.
It is hard not to see the irony. No sooner does Eddie Campbell come out from behind the cover of his autobiographical persona, Alec, then he disappears. Perhaps it was “Alec” who was preserving Mr. Campbell through all those misadventures and mundane tragedies recorded in such excruciatingly blissful detail in the volumes collected in Alec: The Years Have Pants. If so, I daresay he lived just long enough to regret the decision to cast off his shield.
This is the end of our cross-blog Eddie Campbell foofarah…at least for now.