Yeah, but you see, it's not the gloomy part I have much of an issue with, it's the dick part. And my point is that, in these last few issues of Brubaker's run, he's crossed the dick line from tolerable to 'ugh, diaf, jerkface' (in *my* opinion, of course). He isn't just self-involved, he's doing shit like sleeping with another woman right after his WIFE had been hospitalized. And then he prances around North's rooftop full of self-pity, and I'm not sure if it's the author's intent for me to feel sorry for him, because seriously, I DO NOT. There's NO sympathy, which sort of sucks, because, like, he's the hero and title character?