My Most Secret Desire Writer-artist Julie Doucet offers a dream journal of comics: short summaries of nocturnal reveries and nightmares about everything from losing a friend on a subway… My Most Secret Desire Writer-artist Julie Doucet offers a dream journal of comics: short summaries of nocturnal reveries and nightmares about everything from losing a friend on a subway… 2006-04-04 Nonfiction Drawn & Quarterly
Book Review

My Most Secret Desire (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Apr 04, 2006; Writer: Julie Doucet; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly

Writer-artist Julie Doucet offers a dream journal of comics: short summaries of nocturnal reveries and nightmares about everything from losing a friend on a subway to a priceless series of ''If I Was a Man'' fantasies.

Graphic Goal
Doucet's faux-primitive style perfectly renders dreams' messy stream of consciousness.

Comix Effect
She conveys the universal anxiety, dread, and bliss of our sleeping lives.

Originally posted Mar 31, 2006 Published in issue #871 Apr 07, 2006 Order article reprints
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