Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, often abbreviated as JtHM, is a fuck black-and- white comic book series created by Jhonen Vasquez, and was his first work. Jhonen Vasquez, the creator of Invader Zim, has his fans abuzz with the Johnny the Homicidal Maniac was Vasquez’s first comic book. Johnny The Homicidal Maniac #1, Johnny The Homicidal Maniac #2, Johnny The Homicidal Maniac #3, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac #4, Johnny The.

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The main character steals the show, naturally who doesn’t like a smart and effective madman?

Director’s Cuta trade paperback released by Slave Labor Graphics in Julycollected the series. Oh lord, is it funny. Yeah, you probably are picking up on some Zim prototypes in there. The strips titled “True Tales of Human Drama” tell stories about things such as a baby exploding, a plane crashing into a bus full of boy scouts, and a man blowing something out of his nose so horrible that a priest commands him to jump off a building. Rob Schrab provides a foreword. The art and the lettering conv A brilliant, extremely violent graphic novel that tells the story of a madman and cartoonist named Johnny friends call him Nnydriven by forces he doesn’t understand to keep a wall in his basement covered in fresh blood, lest the demon behind it should break free.

Speaking For Zimself: A Conversation With Jhonen Vasquez

Johnny seems to show selflessness toward her by trying to become cold so he has a lesser chance of killing her. God openly admits to having maniav nothing since the creation of the universe just before going back to sleep. In one of my favorite stories, “Goblins,” a man who was chosen at random is strapped to a truly terrible machine, and faces his impending death with enviable conviction. Their detachment from their son also prevents them from noticing the numerous occasions in which Johnny breaks into the house.


In his role as one of Johnny’s “headvoices,” Mr.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by Jhonen Vasquez

Kirk also mentions that the noises preceding the monster’s appearance make him think there were “rats in maniav walls”, which is the name of a famous short story by H. The philosophical implications are very deeply thought out, but don’t take this comic as the source of your daily moral, as some parts of the philosophy can be quite messed up.

He took it, and he worked out. He’s essentially sort of stripped down to what my other characters are but without any of the basquez.

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It’s just that every time the opportunity has presented itself I can’t pass it up, because it’s another step closer to constructing kaniac reality out of these ideas in my head. Nny acknowledges this fact, and it appears that the supernatural forces at work in his life prevent his being captured or killed.

This was just one of the many quirky little things in this lovely book. The art is sharp and clean, with no scribbles, all solid, black and white print, it looks very good at even a glance.

Basically, Nny is just an enigmatic homicidal maniac who kills because of many reasons that cannot easily be explained other than the fact that he is a homicidal maniac. When the series began, Jhonen, some of the things you had to adjust to were having to do more on the management rather than creative end and having other people bring their styles to your characters. His pitch-black humor, combined with the over-excessive use of violence, neatly drawn in high contrast black and white, make his comics a true horror to behold.


How did you hook up with your writing team? After the comic was released, Vasquez set up a Twitter page for Johnny, where he puts out random comments that he makes, often about what he does while he’s killing people, or just simply ideas. The comic is seen as an outlet with which readers, and the writer, can indulge their darker impulses.

Panel composition is also very well achieved. Eff appears to represent Nny’s more manic, homicidal side, as he encourages Nny to kill remorselessly to obtain blood to repaint the wall. Graphic, gory, disturbing, and entirely in black and white, vassuez, sharp illustrations, Vasquez provides exactly what I want out of a pseudo-horror graphic novel. I was just going to shoot myself because I could use the rest!

Nobody gets his humor, Mr.

Register – Forgot Password. Invader Zim has also returned in comic book form from Oni Press, and Vasquez has contributed to the series with his own story. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the Comicbook.

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Samsa” and Nail Bunny and the Doughboys — all contribute to a satisfying whole. JTHM was his first adventure into creation via art and I have to say it’s most definitely his best.

Up until I saw a Zim cartoon I wondered what had happened to him and I am glad to see his warped humor and fantastic ability translated into something you can share with your twelve juonen old.