The Girl in the Bay #4
Dark Horse Comics
Written by J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Corin Howell
Colors by James Devlin
Letters by Clem Robins
Little Jenny is missing and young Katherine is doing her best to help Kenneth cope as the police begin their investigation. It’s a series of tense exchanges as Kenneth tells the police what he knows and is inconsolable as the police continue to question him. Katherine slips away to see if she can find anything.
What she discovers is that the man who murdered her in to timelines has her granddaughter and both she and Winston need to get her back. Her memories continue to flood back in and she remembers the moment after her death and determination to not die. A decision that causes a ripple effect across space and time that has caught both Katherine and Hugh in its wake.
Winston and Katherine make their way to Hugh’s house and find the creature that has been connected to the madman for years. As Katherine learns of the creatures origin, Winston finds the little girl and manages to free her. The final confrontation between Katherine and Hugh will reveal their connection to each other, the strange circumstances that caused Katherine to live two lives and everyone will discover just how powerful the girl in the bay really is.
J.M. DeMatteis delivers an almost pitch perfect conclusion to this series filled with tension, action and possibility. The way the story unfolds in this final issue is satisfying in both its tone and pace. The dialogue is great and the action and determination of Katherine is awesome to experience.
Corin Howell’s art is engaging and beautiful. Every page is filled with gorgeous detail. A visually stunning finale.