Even his use of color is bizarre. Separately each color could be compared to candy, but the way they all work together makes my stomach churn and my heart sing. He was the first and last painter introduced to me in school to make me feel at home. His universe is filled with decay and a myriad of social rejects. The characters and linework reminiscent of graphic novels (Charles Burns and Daniel Clowes come to mind). What's not to love?