6.20 The Highest and The Lowest 10

March 15th, 2017, 12:01 am

Author Comments:

Gibson Twist, January 2nd, 2017, 9:13 am

I'm sorry.

User Comments:

BrianFiggy (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 12:47 am

Fly away little birdy. Be free now.... :,[

Brianfiggy, March 15th, 2017, 12:52 am

I should I have Logged in instead of commenting as a guest. Before.
I am curious, did you try to make his expression on the silhouette appear to be a certain way on purpose?

Madock345, March 15th, 2017, 1:26 am

Oh wow
So many little details here, that hit so many emotional buttons. The look of flight, the half-seen expressions.

What strikes me most is the echo of a previous jump in the comic, also in silhouette. The metaphor of jumping from a burning building is often used to explain suicide, so I can't help but find it appropriate. Brilliant work, Mr. Twist.


Laney (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 3:32 am

It's all coming together :(

Ralend, March 15th, 2017, 5:41 am

don't be sorry Gibson Twist. This is life; raw and realistic, and one of the reasons we, or at least I, read your comic.

Wusel (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 8:28 am

Sad, but I was expecting it for a while now. Mental problems can be very challenging even in modern times as the average person doesn't seem to understand the whole mechanics. People always complaining about beeing depressed, when they are simply sad doesn't help either. I don't blame his friends for "not beeing there enough" for him. I have been on both sides. Having to take care of someone with mental problems is hard. It's almost impossible, if said person doesn't at least try to take care of himself or take therapy serious. And they all had their own lives to take care of anyway. Only viable option I'd have seen here would have been to get him into a clinic with full time care. So again, it's sad, but as someone already pointed out, that's life. No one is really to blame here, but people will still think it's their fault. The guilt is not gonna be pretty.

Leesil11, March 15th, 2017, 9:08 am

Thank you
Mr. Twist, thank you. Thank you for making a character with mental health issues real, whole, and multi-dimensional. Thank you for showing the struggles faced by not only them, but those around them. Thank you for showing people's attitudes and thank you for showing the struggle with medications and therapy. You took what is too often a trope, a flat character model, or a stereotype and making them a person, actual and whole. It validates and acknowledges a group of people that in many media portrayals are ignored or placed in a box.

NicoleW (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 9:15 am

This has been so heartbreaking to read, but it's all been so well-written and drawn, Gibson.

harlequineyes (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 10:39 am

The moment Wiley locked his bedroom door when his mental health first began deteriorating, I feared for this. How he's changed since then. This is heartbreaking.

Karlijn, March 15th, 2017, 10:54 am

These last couple of pages have been amazing, really sad but amazing...

DeVelaine (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 10:57 am

If I recall correctly, this isn't just a story, this is a retelling of an actual life, in a fictionalized fashion. I'm sure Mr. Twist still misses Wiley's inspiration from time to time, and without knowing who the real person was, I'd like to think he's done a great job of portraying them through Wiley. That said, some of us still don't know what the next page brings.

DemonicMRX11, March 15th, 2017, 12:29 pm

Saw this coming since that mushroom trip went south. Just wondered how it would go down.

ParadoxDeity, March 15th, 2017, 12:53 pm

Ooooof..... right in the feels. Again.

man in black, March 15th, 2017, 6:31 pm

Love the effect

da-vincent (Guest), March 15th, 2017, 6:46 pm

since i started reading this comic.....around 5 years or so ago.... i remember in the beginning something like "why wiley did what he did".... i always thought this was what it was.... but when his journal was found, the hate inside made me think he murdered someone...

Madock345, March 15th, 2017, 11:08 pm

You really should be

internet's queen, March 17th, 2017, 1:27 am


Onyxlight, March 17th, 2017, 4:13 pm

@Ralend: I agree

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