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 Mandy Ord
Published by A & U
294p, b&w, softcover, 8"x11"
Mandy Ord's comics are great, one-eyed inky-wonderful adventures in reality in the tradition of Julie Doucet or Marcel Ruijters. Saucy autobio with dogs and mess and burnouts and a girlfriend who looks like a cute Howard Stern. Rilly, rilly good. -EF