Like Stålenhag's art, they work in part because they keep their mysteries to themselves and suggest more than they reveal.
The series is a character study in which wounded introverts wrestle with their inability to connect with others.
...thoughtful, patient, and unafraid to leave its Big Questions open-ended.
...retains that characteristic spark of child-like wonder and melancholy that made Stålenhag’s work so unforgettable to begin with.
...a delicate mix of questions and clarity.
A girl grows curious about the work her mother does underneath a facility known as the Loop, so she goes hunting for answers.
A discovery in the woods gives teenage boys a chance to step outside their lives to learn everything is not as it seems.
After a teenage girl falls in love, she tries to make the moment last forever.
After encountering a mysterious structure known as the Echo Sphere, a boy is compelled to confront the nature of existence.
A man makes an usual choice to try to keep his family safe.
A man looking for love lands on an unknown world.
A visit to a mysterious island leads to a monstrous discovery.
A boy trying to recapture the past hunts for his lost brother.