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, …
Crass Sophisticate #27
46p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Josh's neighbor at the Y is a drunken circus dwarf who makes his own whiskey and owns a grapling hook and a unicorn. Josh rents "Legend" for him and then lets Justin convince Carl to put he Smoothie Shop on the line so Dwarf Jeffrey can enter the big race. Josh and Carl get brutally fagbashed at the track, where the race comes to an explosive conclusion. Much like Jaime's recent "Love Bunglers" megadrama in Love and Rockets, this latest of installment of Crass Sophisticate may find you shedding a few tears and wondering where can Josh and Justin go from here? -EF