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, …
Conditions on the Ground #1 May
32p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Hooyman's new monthly comics series is, as can be expected, a complete delight. Swampy neighbors, dog paddling and decisions at the Dollar Tree, all in visionary vibrating linework that reveals the world's hairstyles, stick piles and electromagnetic fields in ecstatic detail. -EF