We all have strange and irrational fears, but few of us make a living off them like Fran Krause.


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The LA-based cartoonist, who we previously wrote about here, has added new comics to his Deep Dark Fears series, and they're just as morbidly delightful as the last batch. Krause has gained a cult following on Tumblr thanks to his knack for illustrating the most paranoid corners of people's minds, and his work is almost entirely based on user input. Some of the comics turn ridiculous phobias into humorous imagery, while others deal with serious trauma.

The lifeblood of the project is how universal it is. It shows the fears that so many of us share, and encourages us to embrace them. Check out some of the latest Deep Dark Fears below, but make sure to leave the light on.

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Lemur 4 months ago

That's smart, but also a lil creepy. Who would ever do that?

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MeiMei 4 months ago

THIS! I always position my bed affixed in a wall and every night when I sleep I always make sure that I am glued to the wall. I am afraid that creepy monsters will grab me by the hand or foot and take me to their dark kingdom. I thought of this even under my bed there is no space for monster to squeeze in because its full of "sentimental stuff".

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Caitlyn McCracken 4 months ago

deep dark cheers. I love this one

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Amber Hardisty 4 months ago

I'm glad I'm not the only one that does this

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Natasha L 4 months ago

That's a bit too detailed for my liking

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Jose Baeyens 4 months ago

Sometimes my migraines get so bad I wish I could just switch off.

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Hope Floats 4 months ago

That's just so sad...I wouldn't like to imagine my Dad alone....

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Laily F. Noor 4 months ago

everybody who has very sick family member, has this fear

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Mick and Lee 4 months ago

Understandable given how fast time flies. Can't believe we're already into Feb for example.

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