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, …
Midwestrn Cuban Comics vol 1 #6
by Odin Cabal
20p, b&w, 7"x10.25"
If you are looking for a rad new comics serial to pick up might I suggest this? -EF
"At first the raw art and crayon-colored cover might imply some kind of shoddiness or even an intriguing outsider vision, but the fact is, the writing, character development, dialogue and story construction here is so wonderful and compelling that this is simply a top quality comic, wth no qualifications neccessary. The art does its job! I feel a little bad to comparing this to Love and Rockets because it might seem I'm doing so because both books have Latin roots and big-boobed heroines, but Cabal owes surely some aesthetic debt to Los Bros. But he is also a true original and an impressive self motivator. I hope more people get hip to this gem."