So, when the special effects are at the service of the story and draw you into it, that is really the magic.
And I've never viewed comics as assignments for the client.
I wanted to learn how to paint rather than just doing black-and-white work.
So much of 'Jaws' was amazing because the mind filled in what was missing.
Do the story in the way it really demands to be done, which may mean using several different styles or only one style; but it's still about respecting the story.