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, …
by James Jarvis
Published by Picturebox Inc
64p, hardcover, full color, 8.25"x11.5"
Jarvis plays it fast and loose with an airbrushed wordless nightmare fable drawn in an Edward Koren-drenched sketchscape. Reminds me a little of the Babar book where sick Babar has demonic fever dreams, colored with a Frank Santoro Cold Heat smudge halo effect. -EF