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, …
And the Birds Flew From the Trees #2
by Ian McDuffie
56p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
And the Birds Flew.... is McDuffie's full-fledged comic outpouring from the universe of Arden and Em, most directly set in motion with the Birds and Wolves mini in 2009. A story told mostly through subtle social gestures and a couple of obligatory conversations about David Bowie, AtBFFtT slips into a moonfaced dreamwandering that acts as an intriguing foil to the undercurrents of Arden's lived reality.