Jimbo is Back


Tuesday, November 25, 2008

It’s my duty, both as publisher and “critic” to call your attention to a new mini comic by up and coming young cartoonist Gary Panter. This is Gary’s first new Jimbo story in years and it’s a complete masterpiece, distilling both the abstractions of his recent paintings and his gag-strip timing into one truly awesome comic. It is, along with the new Acme Novelty Library, my favorite damn comic in months. It actually made me like comics again. And again. Conveniently, it’s only for sale at the PictureBox site. Get it now. It’s just fucking astoundingly good. Other favorite recent comics reading: Bottomless Bellybutton and Ranxerox vol. 1-3. Oh, and geez, I re-read Travel last night. It’s better than I remembered, and I published it! Try reading the commentary one page at a time. It’ll do things to you. Also, how come no one is violently offended by Monster Men? Are you people out there finding it in stores? I love it for its often brilliant writing, pacing, and matter-of-fact sexual horror. But that’s just me. Ok, see ya!

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8 Responses to “Jimbo is Back”
  1. Frank Santoro says:

    was this that “top secret” project you kept referring to last week? geezus. you didn’t even tell me… I’m hurt, sniff. Gary didn’t even tell me. I leave new york and find out about this stuff from a f*cking blog?

  2. paulo says:

    How many pages is the new Jimbo comic?

  3. Chris Mautner says:

    I don’t know about offended, but Monster Men is definitely freaking me out.

  4. Inkstuds says:


  5. Anonymous says:

    wait, Ranxerox? yeesh.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Has Monster Men made it to the UK yet ? I can’t see it. I had a scan for it the other day again but ended up with GANTZ.


  7. Turok Reader says:

    want to order some stuff but kind find this on the site. sold out already? That would be a terrible shame.

    JOn c

  8. Turok Reader says:

    I wrote `kind` instead of `can`t`

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