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, …
Mendes builds a nice picture from simple scenery, latch key kid routines and subtle tlc. Comic as portrait, portrait as comic. -EF
36p, b&w, 5.5"x4.25"