The editors asked eight artists to draw a monster that embodies their deepest or most irrational fear — a creature that belongs not to the monsters of history but to their private horrors. This gallery is haunted by a range of fears — of financial ruin, cancer, the abduction of our humanity and even the intimidating haircut. But it also raises perhaps the most frightening specter of all: the monster is us.Above is Sam Weber's contribution:
Both my parents have had cancer. The possibility of being betrayed by my own genetics, secretly, gradually, is terrifying.