It’s Like The Inside Of My Head

Cee Arr
2 min readNov 26, 2021

Thoughts on re-reading Volume 2 of The Umbrella Academy — Dallas

Yes we’re back with The Umbrella Academy! This time, volume 2: Dallas.

Klaus (Robert Sheehan,) stripped and roughed up, laughing hysterically: Thank you.
Gif: Via Giphy

So, Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite is over and done — which you can see here:

So I re-read Vol 2: Dallas…

where the f**k do I start with Dallas? 😅

This volume is both similar to and entirely different from the Netflix series.

Yes, both. At once.

And that level of paradox and contradiction is right up yours truly’s street! 👍💖

Dallas is…

like the series in terms of characterisation, and quite a few plot elements (Vietnam, Hazel and Cha-Cha, the Commision, etc.)

But when it comes to levels of randomness and total bizarre-ity?

Dallas has been on a lot more caffeine and sugar (and maybe some other substances… but we don’t do that kind of thing here. #ResponsibleAdult)

I mean…

in the first issue/chapter, The Umbrella Academy are fighting The Lincoln Memorial (y’know, big a** stone statue of Abraham Lincoln? That) which has come to life for reasons which I can’t actually remember us finding out about.

…And it just gets more random from there.

Which I love. So much.

It’s like the inside of my head (…you’re all so lucky I edit blogposts before I publish 😅)

And m’boy Klaus rocks in Every. Version.


Again, though, I was surprised at just how disturbing gore is in primary colours 😅

Be aware that there’s a lot of…

Cee Arr

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