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 comic is seen as an outlet with which readers, and the writer, can indulge their darker impulses. Nny says he must kill in order to paint a certain This comic book is not for the faint of heart.

Johnny the Basquez Maniac led to two spinoff comics.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director’s Cut

The series is set in the mids in an unspecified city; the city resembles the same one seen on Invader ZIM. Like so many teenagers, he has yet to grow a buffer between himself and the world, and cannot differentiate malicious acts from merely thoughtless ones.

I think that Zim is just the part of me that refuses to listen to anybody. Join Nny 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.

He can be compared to the protagonist of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho in which both characters not only lack basic vawquez, but both live under the stimulation of ultra-violence as a coping mechanism.

The idea that Jimmy may be a parody of a portion of JTHM’ s vsquez is also indicated by the facts that Vaasquez speech and mannerisms are like that of a stereotypical teenager, and that he doesn’t seem to understand the little bit of underlying reason behind Johnny’s acts of murder. Presumably it is the animated cesspool of human negative emotional residue the devil spoke of in his monologue.

He’s got this incredible arsenal at his hand and the only thing that’s stopping him from destroying the Earth is the fact that he’s a moron!

Director’s Cut by Jhonen Vasquez. Manages to get himself locked into an insane asylum, yes, but manages nonetheless. Kohnny, she beat him up and fled. How have I never reviewed this? To make things interesting, the story takes breaks randomly with calm scenes about some Goth girl’s life or random unrelated slaughter scenes that star Nnyadding to the chaos in the book.


The Director’s Cutit is said that Johnny’s parents were murdered by an “evil man,” but this uomicidal an obvious joke, as the description goes on to say that after this traumatic event, ‘Nny became a masked crime fighter.

Jhonen Vasquez

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It rewards patient reading and careful attention to the artwork. But a little earlier than homiicidal, his tendency to inject Sandman-like philosophical rants into his lovable homicidal protaganist gives the book a much needed second dimension, and by the time a supernatural element sneaks it’s way into the story, the reader may find themselves hooked.

Besides black humor, it also has a deep and serious side.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac – Wikipedia

He doesn’t look like the other aliens johnjy your stories. I guess you’d have to do it off screen. I remember when watching He-Man I thought, “Wow, this is garbage!

I could really almost hear the voices of the characters as I read. The usual garbage you just can’t help but like when you’re little, like He-Man.

Or the angry hobo who lurches up to your car as homicudal wait at the stop light, a bucket of dirty, grey water in one hand and a rotten squeegee in the other and proceeds to molest himself with it, afterward demanding that you gave him change, quote, “For the show” That kind of guy. Invader Zim characters episodes Invader Zim: Ultimately I’d like to be able to focus on the writing — as head writer — and deal with the overall direction.

One of the worst offenders, a recurring character named Anne Gwish, embodies the modern Goth poser who shuns everyone while despairing that no one talks to her. There are also manic of sorts, called Squee and I Feel Sick, which follow the stories of two side characters from the original comic. There is also a comic within vwsquez comic in the form of “Happy Noodle Boy”, written and drawn by Johnny himself. Reverend Meat mhonen 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.

Unfortunately it seems that over the last 15 years, I’ve grown up a bit.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac Series by Jhonen Vásquez

Johnny has hinted from time to time that his vxsquez in Squee jhonsn partially due to his desire to ensure that Squee doesn’t grow up to be like him. Two Styrofoam figures, painted by Nny, which talk to him constantly. I’d definitely recommend the Director’s Cut for authour notes; Jhonen gives his fans a plethora of sarcastic remarks and some brilliant little jokes hidden in the panels that really just add to the experience and had me laughing out loud at times somebody homickdal shit in my pants!


This article is about the comic book series. But I’ve actually gotten kids who have been talking about that! I would have preferred having all of the comic shorts included and in their original places chronologically as it was originally published. Want to Read saving…. How are you supposed to rate comic books? Eff appears to represent Nny’s more manic, homicidal side, as he encourages Nny to kill remorselessly to obtain blood to repaint the wall.

Now to hide this from the kids 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 ohmicidal during the length of vasques story and beyond!

To make things even better, Nny goes through this story while terrifying Squee his 4 or 6 year old neighbor who hears voices from his teddy bear Shmee and who is hated by both his parents. Lovecraftdue to the fact that the wall monster has no definite shape and seems to be mostly defined by tentacles similar to some inter-dimensional monsters in Lovecraft stories. People always telling you this and that, maniqc got to be careful of this and that — you know, like, “Learn a trade so that you’ll have something to fall back on!

Wikiquote has quotations jhnen to: Don’t leave me, intestinal gas! In the book, Johnny or Nny is exactly as the title describes: True Tales of Human Drama are just that – dramatic, probably human and god I hope they’re not true. They’ll only turn you into a hideous little freak troll-baby with exploding eyeballs”.

The panel borders are jagged, and certain strips have messages hidden in the complex designs of the borders.

The black comedy began life as a comic strip running in the goth magazine Carpe Noctem in the early s and was later published by Slave Labor Graphics from as a seven-issue black-and-white limited series.