Let’s face it—we’ve all been a little greedy or a little vain at times. We’ve all looked at someone else and thought how nice it would be to look like that person or have what they have. The grass is always greener, right? In Tales of Greed, “be careful what you wish for” has never been so deadly.
With stories by Juin Kim and art by Taejun Pak Webtoon Company, the mature comic is a series of horror/thriller short stories where the desire to gain something—beauty, wealth, power—is so strong that the people involved are willing to risk everything to get what they want. In the first story, a young girl is tortured by herself and others for not being a typical beauty, but when an app fixes her problems, how far will she go to keep her new face?
The stories are disturbing, which adds to the lessons. Being bullied and teased constantly for a face you were born with will absolutely push people to do things they would never have dreamed of. The comic tests each character’s limits and in most cases there are definitely severe consequences.
Tales of Greed updates every Saturday on Webtoons. To begin reading, click here.