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, …
Close Your Eyes When You Let Go #1
by James Hindle
Published by Oily Comics
8p, b&w, 4.25"x5.5"
Suburban anxieties, kids and crime and neighborhood decline. Hindle's got a meticulous clean line and a great compositional sense, much like Robert Segel's ultra-crisp Eschew series...and I'm excited to see where this goes. -EF