"Don't Go Where I Can't Follow" is a tender collection of letters, photographs, and drawings Anders Nilsen has compiled in memory of his fiancee, Cheryl Weaver, who died of cancer in November 2005. It is an appreciation of the time they shared together, and a heartbreaking account of the progression of her illness. Including early love notes, simple and poetic postcards, tales of their travels together in written and comics form, journal entries and drawings done in the hospital during her final days, and a beautifully rendered tear-jerking account of Weaver's memorial, "Don't Go Where I Can't Follow "is a deeply personal romance, and a universal reminder of our mortality and the significance of the relationships we build.
""Don't Go Where I Can't Follow "is both a tribute by a good artist to the life and death of a woman he loved and to the redemptive power of art." --"Los Angeles Times"
" . . . a glimpse into a real relationship that ended far too soon. The definition of heartbreaking." --"Nashville City Paper"
"This story is, obviously, very personal, but ultimately I think it isn't exclusive. It feels incredibly particular to me, still, but it's just love and loss. And everyone, for better or worse, can relate to that." --"Anders Nilsen"