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, …
Xerography Debt #31
Published by Microcosm Publishing
47p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
It feels like I'm slipping into a vortex whenever I write another zine review about a zine that reviews zines, but here goes: Xerography Debt, like Zine World and Maximum Rocknroll, is a great resource for exposing yourself to new small press. Quimby's own Liz "Caboose" Mason contributes some thoughtful/delightful reviews and Quimby's alumni Al Burian regales us with tales of Germany. Wish list: zine reviewers became more omniverous with regard to small press comics, but hey, that's just one man's opinion. -EF