Mayhem and violence rule in this collection of issues one through seven of Jhonen Vasquez’s Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, as well as material seen before . Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director’s Cut, a trade paperback released by Slave Labor Graphics in July , collected. The Hardcover of the Johnny the Homicidal Maniac Director’s Cut by Jhonen Vasquez at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Mar 16, Devin rated it really liked it Shelves: However, I managed to find a scan of sirector first part online and eve I came across this strangely charming comic through knowledge of Ithm newer works from my icon, if you’re familiar with it, you’ll probably of guessed that certain works to be the cult-hit cartoon, Invader ZIM. Aug 23, Ari rated it really liked it Shelves: Nny kills to keep a wall painted with blood to stop whatever is on the other side from coming out.

It appeals to a certain kind of person at a certain time in their life and nothing I write here promises to do much to change that. There are parts that are giddy perfection. It’s basically the fevered musings of a very immature, pretentious, petty man with a short attention span who is only interested in expressing how much he jthk the outside world because all people ever do is pick on each other for the way they look.

Join Diretor as he frightens the little boy next door Todd, known to fans of Vasquez’s work as Squeethirsts for Cherry Brain Freezies, attempts suicide, draws Happy Noodle Boy, and tries to uncover the meaning of his homicidal existence.


Apr 01, Kristopher Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: By SeptemberVasquez directod in his introduction to the sixth issue of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac that he had reached sufficient success in his artistic career to be able to quit his day-job and devote himself full-time to his art.

JTHM: The Director’s Cut – Jhonen Vasquez – Google Books

It’s really talky and kind of repetitive. Like any other self-respecting high school goth kid of the early s, I was a teenage Jhonen Vasquez fan. The second half of the book features Vasquez’s filler strips – one or two-page stories of pain, heartbreak and horror. Oct 16, EmilyAnnEdit rated it liked it Shelves: And you know that if it ever did relent Everything Can Be Beaten.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director’s Cut

What an immensely stupid world-view. I Feel Cht 1. Oct 08, Aron Fischer rated it really liked it. I love the artwork that Jhonen Vasquez presents. The cover of the first issue. The reason why we “rubber-neck” at car accident scenes and sometimes fantasize about hurting people that hurt us I have struggled with anger dkrector in the past and always referred to those episodes as “letting the monster out”, so naturally I immediately was drawn in by this story.

But I do see that Jhonen Vasquez was trying to construct a collection of exclusively Johnny material.

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Oh lord, is it funny. All characters and plot that revolve around Nny are so well considered philosophically I find it hard to dismiss them as mere gratuitous violence. In another, two ancient gods of war possess a pair of grade school crossing guards to reenact an epic battle. Nny’s universe is shocking restricted, and its boundary is emphasised by Vasquez constant reminder that he is a creation of the author himself Vasquez does love to play with his ‘god-complex’, that is if you are familiar with his blog Question Sleep.


The murders mean something, Jthmm struggles and insanity have a point, and the story progresses at a nice pace.

Director’s Cuta trade paperback released by Slave Labor Graphics direchor Julycollected the series. Like many alternative comics, and other Slave Labor Graphics titles, Johnny is creator-owned. Coupled with a uniquely simple and beautiful art style, like Ralph Steadman made horrifically clear and a sense of metaphysical absurdity to rival Achewood, all timed with a Chuck Jones like sense of the gag. The art is great, the story is great, and you read it again direcctor again after it’s over.

Manages to get himself locked into an insane asylum, yes, but manages nonetheless. Besides black humor, it also has a deep and serious side.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac 1. For its central character, see Johnny C. Squee’s graphic novel collection had a similar problem, except that that collection didn’t even have an issue-by-issue summary section and so the covers in that book aren’t even featured at all.