By Dale Carothers
Suenobu, Keiko. Limit Vol. 1. Vertical Inc., 2012. USD $10.95. ISBN: 978-1-935654-56-8.
At first glance, Suenobu’s art has the standard shojo look. Pointy-faced girls with big eyes. But, as I read, I found something more. Something gentle and controlled but capable of stark horror. Her lines are faintly impressionistic, giving them a depth of emotion that deepened my connection to the characters.
After the volume ends, Suenobu sketches out a quick page about the art supplies she …