Killing and Dying

Killing and Dying - Adrian Tomine I always want to like Adrian Tomine but somehow he seems leaves me cold and I'm not exactly sure why. There just seems to be a key ingredient missing in most of the stories--like he's written 90% of the story and then just left out that one sweet moment or idea. He's like listening to your favorite song without the chorus or eating your favorite cake without the icing.

But, obviously I seem to enjoy him enough to read every new volume he comes out with, so...