Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
by Jeff Zwirek
12p, b&w with silkscreen cover, 6"x9"
Psychic shoeshine abuse drama. Zwirek uses his increasingly polished and elastic cartooning to craft a wordless story about negotiating inner defeat and outer conflict. Laid out with a Brunetti-esque rhythm/repitition on an appropriatly checkered stage. -EF