The last one is a graphic novel, which I'll
: pass on.
I probably won't read it either, but I can understand why McCarthy included it. According to the Wikipedia, the Belgian cartoonist Herge had become tired and disillusioned with his famous character Tintin. He decided to attempt the narrative exercise of maintaining suspense across 62 pages in which nothing actually happens.
This is likely the same challenge that the writers of unillustrated narratives "about nothing" undertake. In some ways, the challenge might be greater when your audience expects a high action adventure, as apparently most of the Tintin stories deliver.
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