Dark and disturbingly funny, JTHM follows the adventures of Johnny (you can So, if you want to collect all the JTHM comics in one convenient format, then this. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac #1 – 7 () FREE Comics Download on CBR CBZ Format. Download FREE DC, Marvel, Image, Dark. A description of tropes appearing in Johnny the Homicidal Maniac. A series of comic books by Jhonen Vasquez, the guy who did Invader Zim. Johnny (Nny for .

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I Feel Sick 1. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac features several filler strips, which, for the most part, have nothing to do with the main storyline. What I really love is how there’s a slow build-up to the story, what with Johnny’s conversations with his two Pillsbury statues and dead bunny.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac #1 – 7 (1995-1997)

Honestly though, I think there is much more merit in this little book than the senseless and creative violence although it certainly does get points for that. I love maniacc absurdist humor and lampooning of societies annoyances, but it never feels like it has anything more than that to offer. Eff” are carved foam figures that were once part of a pastry display. Drug’s won’t help things. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac reads like an extended teenage revenge fantasy, if a highly philosophical and entertaining one.

Following the slaughter, Johnny watches its coverage on the news. Fomics tells Squee that all of his fears and nightmares are inside of him in a dream. May 16, Bryce Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: If maybe it would be better off to just end it all and kill himself. Later, Johnny captures and kills a man named Edgar Vargas and a beautiful woman.

I have a theory about Nny’s actual ‘homicidal tendency’. How are you supposed to rate comic books? I read comicd first 4 issues of the JTHM comic books when I was a teenager, so decided I’d pick up the complete set to revisit and finish the series. The book was drawn and written by Jhonen Vasguez who has a few other comics under his belt. Johnny reveals that his insane reason for doing what comjcs does is ckmics the wall in his bathroom has to stay wet with homicidall red stuff from his victims.


Several side characters, mainly Squee, a young child, also play recurring roles in the comic. Despite his predicament, he states that he is not afraid of Johnny’s threats to kill him, because according to his religion, he will go to heaven, while Nny will be punished for his crimes in hell. The art style helps this though as it is cartoonish in nature.

Just as I had remembered, it was disturbing, dark and all a little bit wrong.

These are often the ones with Squee in them, who eventually gets his own series. Without color, a beautifully rendered drawing can still appear johnjy be quite the chaotic mess.

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It goes on, with no sign as to when it might release you. Director’s Cut by Jhonen Vasquez.

He Nails animals to the wall and then speaks to them. My favorite filler strips are the Meanwhile Lists with This Book.

Although Vasquez’s style is extremely graphic, I comicx that it is far from glorified. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

Vasquez always opens the story with a confrontation between Nny and someone, or a manifestation of his alter-ego the polarised pig dolls of Fuck and Z? 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.

I’m gonna go kill a party clown. They’ll only turn you into a hideous little fre I read the first 4 issues of the JTHM comic books when I was a teenager, so decided I’d pick up the complete set to revisit and finish the series. At one point he meets and ‘befriends’ the son of the Devil, a boy named Pepito.


Vasquez often breaks the fourth wall with side comments to talk about the book, its audience, or himself. Quotes from Johnny the Homici It’s a very distinct style that, as I said, resembles some Tim Burton art. JtHM began as a comic strip in the s, then ran under alternative comics publisher Slave Labor Graphics as a limited series of seven issues, later collected in the trade paperback Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: To properly explain how this got on my list of reviews, I’m afraid I’m going to have to give you a glimpse into my thought process which is very fitting to what this graphic novel encompasses.

The comic is high-contrast black and white with stylized and geometric cartoon characters. Vasquez draws his characters with long, spindly limbs and jaggedly detailed expressions and clothing, which I love, but there’s a common struggle that artists drawing in black and white face, and that is the task of making the foreground stand out from the background, and of making objects distinguishable from one another. This johnhy a more darkly humored twist to the story especially when scenes of Squee’s trauma are thrown into the whole chaotic mix that is Nny’s story.

Calling himself by the self-given nicknames “Mmy” and “Darkness,” he appears on Johnny’s doorstep and introduces himself as Nny’s fan and devotee. There’s only two real side characters in the book.