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, …
Published by Tugboat Press
Amy Adoyzie and Jon Sukarangsan turn out a "snap out of it" Lululand tale that pretty much rules. Dustin Harbin throws in a cute superhero send-up and then Lisa Rosalie Eisenberg caps off the issue with a short glimpse at the injustices of being a grade-school oddball. Altogether, this is maybe Papercutter's angstiest issue, but it never seems snide or hopeless so it ends up feeling good to go there. -EF
32pp, b&w with color cover, 6"x9"