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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This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat He stuffs rats into stuffed animals and puts them into blenders. Please johnmy improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. 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.

He can be compared to the protagonist of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho in which both characters not only lack basic empathy, but both live under the stimulation of ultra-violence as a coping mechanism. I know that if I’d only waited just one more second That abomination, my friends, was Happy Noodle Boy”. Part of that comes from his almost cavalier attitude towards killing, but more than that, he’s rather adolescent in his view of the world and how it works.

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. Quotes from Johnny the Homici 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. Archived from the original on March 31, Works the reception desk in Heaven.

When I first picked it up, my much more comic savvy room mate told me that while it was cool back in high school that she’d grown past it and it’s shock value. Retrieved from ” https: I’m a fan of the artwork. At one point he meets and ‘befriends’ the son of the Devil, a boy named Pepito.

The strips titled “True Tales of Human Drama” tell stories co,ics things such as a baby exploding, a plane crashing into a bus full of boy scouts, and a man blowing something out of his nose so horrible that a priest commands him to jump off a building.


It is from this perspective that Jhonen Vasquez writes from in his second comic, a four-issue series called Squee. 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. Issue 7 goes back to the previous structure, but has Johnny deal with the post-events of the previous arc.

Like any other self-respecting high school goth kid of the early s, I was a teenage Jhonen Vasquez fan. In conclusion – “Kids, don’t be scared! JTHM was his first adventure into creation via art and Comica have to say it’s most definitely his best.

It’s a work of dark, bloody and absurd surrealism that stands a good few miles outside of normal. The ending was pretty satisfying, too. mxniac

For example, Johnny’s word balloons grow thorns when he becomes angry. This article is about the comic book series. Then, for realism, we surprised the actor by blowing homifidal hole through his head.

Though it can feel like Johnny is just a way for Jhonen to vent his frustrations with the world in a creative manner. Sep 20, M.

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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 h I loved this.

Nny says he must kill in order to paint a certain This comic book is not for the faint of heart. But then again, as I’ve moved from the depressed and angsty teen to the intellectually pretentious and sophomoric college student I am today, perhaps I am simply inclined to over analyze something that should have just been good old American gore fun.

I’m putting these two together, because they really do form one larger piece – the craft of an artistic mastermind. Despite this however, Johnny takes a shine to Squee, seeing him as something of a little brother from the family he never had or simply cannot remember.


Johnny lives in a decrepit, single-story house with the street address Johnny originally was published as most comics 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. Eventually, the Doughboys become more than just extensions of Johnny’s insanity, but rather mortal, mobile creatures in their own right, as they interact with Tess and Kirk in Issue 5.

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Jan 04, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: However, Vasquez has written that he did not intend to give Johnny a concrete origin story, stating, “[I] find the blurriness of it all much more appealing than making him go nuts over being pantsed in school once. Jhonen Vasquez Invades SuicideGirls”. Jul 12, Dominique rated jognny it was amazing Shelves: The main character steals the show, naturally who doesn’t like a smart and effective madman?

The cover of the trade paperback features mainac logo “Z? What struck me in rereading this was that, at least Like any other self-respecting high school goth kid of the early s, I was a teenage Jhonen Vasquez fan.

The sign that states ‘Administration’, also has in smaller letters under it “We sell churros too”. Later, Johnny goes on a johnnny with a spork in a ” Taco Hell ” restaurant, incited by an elderly patron referring to him as “wacky”.

Diablo only knows what will happen if it goes through, but at least it would be animated. The reason why we “rubber-neck” at car accident scenes and sometimes fantasize about hurting people that hurt us I have struggled with anger issues in the past and always referred to those episodes as “letting the monster out”, so naturally I immediately was drawn in by this story. He even has what appear to be moments of clarity, but these are short-lived, and quickly turn into yet more crazed rants accompanied by bloodshed.

As a 17 year old, I wouldn’t have hesitated in giving this 5 stars.