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, …
20p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Two comics about misfit humans drawn in a style that can only draw you in - puffed up patterns and crazed obscenities. Bessijelle perfectly captures the expression of someone going a little loopy from taking themselves too seriously, and it moves these comics through their ornate landscape of anticipated blunder. And lobsters. -EF