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, …
Big Hands #9
74p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
A Big Hands spends some North Carolina family time recorded in the Cometbus zine-novella vein, punctuated by an appropriate and cohesive tryptich of reviews: Linklater's Slacker, Christopher Hitchen's memoir Hitch-22 and Cometbus #52, the spirit of St.Louis issue.