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

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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Natasha L
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4 years ago

Nonononononononononono

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Lemur
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4 years ago

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

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Pi...
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4 years ago

This has always been my fear. But now I know, that if my hand brushes against anything, it's prolly one of the kitty kats.

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Derek Hellam
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4 years ago

I do that too .I also look to see which house I'll sleep in tonight.

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Amber Hardisty
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4 years ago

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

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

That's a bit too detailed for my liking

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Sherry Straus
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4 years ago

awwwwwww lol

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Charmine B. G
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4 years ago

This is what happened to some spirits...

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Laily F. Noor
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4 years ago

everybody who has very sick family member, has this fear

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Daria Ave
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4 years ago

I've heard that this is exactly what happens - one fine morning you just wake up an old woman.

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Sophie G
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4 years ago

seems only fair if u look down on the blind

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Lemur
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4 years ago

Good, I'll try that.

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

This would make a good idea for a book

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Spinaap
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4 years ago

that's a good way to look at it, I'll remember this one

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Laily F. Noor
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4 years ago

or don't own the dolls

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rakuninaru
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4 years ago

That would be awesome... and creepy

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

Oh great, how am I meant to sleep tonight?

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Jenny Brocato
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4 years ago

I have this thought all the time!

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't think you'd be too worried at that point.

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Pi...
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4 years ago

It's not just her phone that's dead! X(

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Jo Hos
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4 years ago

OMG, me too! I want to see everything D:

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Sgrsg
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa!

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

At least you don't remember after...?

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rakuninaru
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4 years ago

That's cute in any case

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Derek Hellam
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4 years ago

You are the "other" version in their universe, who survived :)

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Master Markus
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh yes, the plot to every movie about the rapture. Also, brings up a problem with teaching kids fundamental religious beliefs.

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Natasha L
Community Member
4 years ago

Is that you, Cheshire?

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Fatale Vib
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4 years ago

I wonder that all the time

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Laily F. Noor
Community Member
4 years ago

What if my reflection gave monalisa smile when I didn't smile at all

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Cassie Arndt
Community Member
4 years ago

now I'm worried about that, too

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Bender
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4 years ago

jesus christ. that's a fucked up thing to say to a kid.

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Lemur
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4 years ago

oh no, that happend to me once. I was like: oh shit!

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Daria B
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4 years ago

They wish!

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Bender
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4 years ago

hahah, I have the same fear.

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

My hands would feel all prickly for blood circulation reasons if I kept my hand up my neck during the whole film...

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dirty don
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4 years ago

It happens all day long!

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Master Markus
Community Member
4 years ago

You'd definitely start smelling before that.

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Spinaap
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4 years ago

cute in a way, dangerous all the way

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Alex K
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4 years ago

lol i love that the artist put horus as god

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Annachiara Bonsignori
Community Member
4 years ago

That moment when you don't have a fire alarm in your house so if there's a fire and you're sleeping you're screwed

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Bella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

That kid must be traumatised

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

Is it weird that I get this?

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

It's eerie to think this actually happened once (Helios 522 crash).

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Diana CrunChewy Watson
Community Member
4 years ago

I had this fear when I was a young child back in the 80s.

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rakuninaru
Community Member
4 years ago

that's awful

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Natasha L
Community Member
4 years ago

Horror movie material

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Lorena Pena
Community Member
4 years ago

I find this kind of beautiful in a way

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Jim
Community Member
4 years ago

hoarder problems. ;p

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Regina Kearns
Community Member
4 years ago

don't tell the kid you have something more to be worried about!

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
4 years ago

Awww, this one is sadly cute.

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Must be scarry when there's a heavy thunderstorm.

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Sondre Strøm Linde
Community Member
4 years ago

Haha, I've thought this. Only I think I'm shouting everything I say, while I think I speak in a normal tone. Because sometimes people look at me weird for no apparent reason.

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Jeanne Deaux
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4 years ago

KILL IT WITH FIRE!!!!!

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Amanda Codlin
Community Member
4 years ago

Me!!!!

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Jo Murphy
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4 years ago

gah!

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Mariam mayu
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4 years ago

Hehehehe i put cloths on the chair :)

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Magpie
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm sorry, but this one made me laugh.

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Ionescu Mihaela
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4 years ago

throw it away

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MeiMei
Community Member
4 years ago

This always happen to me if I use a bathroom for the first time. I worry that someone will pull me and bring me to another world. Also, I check the bathroom for hidden cameras, just making sure no one is watching.

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Charlotte Smeets
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4 years ago

there's always cremation

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It's Caturday
Community Member
4 years ago

Kids are jerks.

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Zaneta Berkyova-Vasilenkova
Community Member
4 years ago

Good one

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Natasha L
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4 years ago

At least there's cake!

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Jim
Community Member
4 years ago

I wake to that reality far too often these days.

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

It IS a super loud noise when you flush. Fast too. It always makes me jump.

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MeiMei
Community Member
4 years ago

I think this is really true.. There are a lot of reports that similar to this.

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Dorota Omylska-Bielat
Community Member
4 years ago

Creepy dad 😹

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Shana
Community Member
4 years ago

So don't walk around while eating them? :P

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Alex K
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4 years ago

but who would win? and would it matter?

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