Reading “Gestalt” can be a bit frustrating. As in previous volumes, it sometimes feels like a random collage of fantasy elements thrown together like words picked from a hat. Over time, however, the series has found its balance. The tone has hardened and become less of a video game inspired romp. That hasn’t stopped the weird bouts of screwball comedy that even now pop up occasionally. The art has grown leaps and bound over the course of this series, which originally ran over nine years. The seemingly random plot elements are finally being tied together, but with so many variables left, it would take Shazan’s fortune telling skills to see how all of this will resolve in the next and final volume.