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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Vasquez draws some fantastic scenes, but I often had to let my eyes linger on a panel longer than should have been needed to make out what was what and who was who.

Feb 09, Emily rated it it was amazing Shelves: Also uhonen as Todd Casil, but nicknamed Squee, the namesake originating from the sound the child makes when scared. Eff” are carved foam figures that were once part of a pastry display. It was like what hearing The Sex Pistols back in must have been like, dark, funny, free and more kohnny a little truly scary.

Johnny is the only person who really cares about Squee, serving as his least evil friend, though he constantly frightens him unintentionally.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac 5. 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.

Johnny originally was published as most vasquea are, in small, seperate issues of twenty-four pages or less, and those issues of JTHM contained a variety of sub-strips, not all of which are present here in this book. It’s all new to me. Articles lacking sources from October All articles lacking sources Articles with topics of unclear notability from October All articles with topics of unclear notability Lists with topics of unclear notability Articles with multiple maintenance issues All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements homicidla August He censors himself when he knows there’s something I’m going to take out anyhow; he’s that much in tune with what I’m going for.


As Johnny died, the wall unleashed the built-up negative energy, in the process destroying the universe, which was then restored. Devi was ghe the subject of the doubleshot comic ” I Feel Sick ” maniad which she struggles to maintain her own sanity. Yeah, you probably are picking up on some Zim prototypes in there.

The art really helps the reader understand the characters, especially Johnny since the vibe of the artwork compliments the levels of insanity he faces with a suffers from during the length of the story and beyond!

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He gleefully recounts to Nny the murders he has committed to date—his first grade teacherand a girl who resembled someone who bullied him in high school. Despite his nihilistic view of the world, Johnny discovers that he does indeed have a purpose in life. I’d rather be turning out the character designs.

May 16, Bryce Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: Ever since, he has been occasionally trying to contact her to apologize and try and explain his odd reasons for trying to kill hmicidal, in which she responds to by locking herself in her apartment and screaming at him over the phone.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac Series by Jhonen Vásquez

Other “colorful” characters are added along the maniav Happy Noodle Boy, Mr. What’s great is, even though I’m thinking of that stuff on my own and no one’s going to pick up on it, they’re going to enjoy the show.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac 7. I understand that you came up with the idea for Invader Zim for Harrington on the spot. Samsa after Gregor Samsathe main character of Franz Kafka ‘s short story The MetamorphosisJohnny rigs a robotic arm and handgun to shoot him if he were to answer the phone if someone calls, further flaunting his belief in his own immortality. As a comic book artist of some renown yourself, talk about some of the artists working on the show.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by Jhonen Vasquez

Johnny seems to be in the habit of leaving his drawings lying around. The insects are normal bugs with no ties to the supernatural entities in the series. Nny says he must kill in order to paint a certain This comic book is not for the faint of heart.


Vasquez intended a tapeworm named Scolex to be one of Johnny’s voices, but the character never made it into the finished series. View all 8 comments. I think she saw a certain amount of “kid relatability,” mainly in the way I handled the kids and the way Squee’s behavior was an overall mood.

Johnson rated it liked it. Eff appears to represent Nny’s more manic, homicidal side, as he encourages Nny to kill remorselessly to obtain blood to repaint the wall. It’s stark, and honest, and holds nothing back. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the Comicbook.

I found that the large amounts of sarcasm, the theme of people having in-groups and out-groups, and particularly the ‘Anne Gwish’ panels, wherein Anne would break the fourth wall, and speak to the reader about how she felt outcast, and how she was so different from everyone else, she would then go on to insult someone else, who was obviously exactly like her, but had made some kind of fashion mistake, and complain about said person, to her friends.

Jimmy informs Johnny that his interest in the latter’s “work” began when he witnessed the destruction of a “Taco Hell” outlet by Johnny from a “CD Cesspool” store across the street. The story is told in vignettes that reflect Johnny’s disjointed mental state. Reverend Meat claims that he is not like the Doughboys whom he characterizes as “mere manifestations of a manifestation”and offers as proof of this statement the fact that he’s holding up a giant hamburger.

He meets cutesy, happy, ignorant, carefree characters.