In the pages of Yours, Sarah Ferrick successfully channels Gertrude Stein's driving impetuosity of rhythmic locution and welds it firmly to a similarly vigorous approach to drawing. The result is an integrated comics formalism in the service of the expression of explicitly sexual desire.
Elizabeth Hardwick said of Gertrude Stein, "Her work, unlike the resonating silences in the art of Samuel Beckett, embodies in its loquacity and verbosity the curious paradox of the minimalist form. This art of the nuance in repetition and placement she shares with the orchestral compositions of Philip Glass." To this comparison, we can now add the comics of Sarah Ferrick.