In , Slave Labor Graphics began publishing a series of Johnny comics after Vasquez submitted samples of his artwork to them. Jhonen Vasquez is a comic book writer, artist and music video director. He has created such comic books as ‘Johnny the Homicidal Maniac’, ‘Squee’ and ‘I Feel. Jhonen Vasquez’s series. I Feel Sick. Issue #2. Invader Zim. Issue # Johnny the Homicidal Maniac. Issue #7. Squee! Issue #4. From ReadComicOnline.

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At Comic-ConVasquez mentioned that his next comic was a love story. The protagonists in his comics are typically insane characters who live in dysfunctional societies, and whose manias are able to speak through inanimate objects.

Jhonen Vasquez Possibly Teasing Return of ‘Johnny the Homicidal Maniac’

Nickelodeon Party Blast Nicktoons: Throw in a tall, monstrous friend of mine to stand in for Big Sister and you have four people with chattering teeth and trying to steal my jacket. After that, the line-art came pretty easily enough, save for an adjustment period of finding the balance between a more realistic style and not losing the strange cartoonishness.

It’s much less Johnny being a badass who kills people because vasqjez a badass, and it’ s more about a tool who doesn’t know he’s a tool. The trailer for the movie was released at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Also humorous but distinctly darker and obviously way more violent than Squee! To me, there was something just so different about those books that I did start to obsess over them — the way the books felt dirtier in my hands, the filthy artwork and hero characters that never seemed healed over from their last battles.


Murder comes in a handful of pixels. Retrieved January 19, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He is best known for creating the comic book Johnny the Homicidal Maniacits spin-off comics Squee! His published his ‘Johnny the Homicidal Maniac’ strips in Jhonem Noctem magazine, before Slave Labor Graphics started printing comic books with the character in I don’t, because at this point my badass nieces helped out quite a bit for reference.

England also gave Vasquez the inspiration for a filler strip about a child who was dangerously afraid of losing sight of his mother, as well as the notorious “Meanwhile” filler piece in the second issue of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac.

Simons also worked with Vasquez on the coloring seen in his two-issue comic I Feel Sick.

Jhonen Vasquez – Wikipedia

The trade version which features a cover image of Squee comkcs the words “Buy me or I’ll die! The hero of the piece is a sexy, gun-toting hunk with an eight-track tape deck embedded in his chest, and the story tracks him on some kind of cosmic drag race alongside characters with names like Righteous Jones, William B.

I dragged them, much like Big Sister there, out for a quick photo session and we had a damn fine time in freezing winds posing like the little, demonic wee ones that they are. Despite having little formal artistic training, he soon dropped out of De Anza to pursue a career as a professional cartoonist.


Destroyer is a funky s action piece filtered through Mahfood’s hyper-kinetic graffiti style. Share on Comixs Share on Facebook. Several of his works have featured goth characters or depictions of the goth subculture for the purpose of satire.

Vasquez has been asked about returning to the character more or less every day since the last issue shipped in early ,so it was pretty big news that Vasquez announced that pending the outcome of the Squee!

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Let us know in the comments! Pleasant High Schoolwhere he often spent much of his class time drawing in sketchbooks khonen took part in a contest to design a new look for his school’s mascot.

Vasquez’s next project was The Bad Art Collectiona page one-shot comic. The third issue, however, broke this mold.

He also created Happy Noodle Boy while attending Mt. Since this, however, he attended an event in early vasuqez stated he was not working on his “own” comics — he was collaborating on two comics in the style of Everything Can Be Beatenacting only as author.

Retrieved January 9, According to the introduction, it took over nine months to complete, and he feels it is of much higher quality than the first two.