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, …
Arrete Cest Ici Lempire de la Mort #1
Published by Space Face
16p, b&w, 3.75"x5"
I can't think of a more interesting protagonist in comics right now than Hanselmann's depressed stoner witch Megg, she's one of the precious few things I care about on the internet. "Arrete" is a tiny dose of something potent: getting out of the bad bed and almost drowning in a retention pond with a hallucinatory skeleton, it's the hilarious apocalypse, Cookie Mueller style. -EF