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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Trivia About Johnny the Homici It started as a series of comics in the magazine Carpe Noctemand later spawned a seven-book series, later compiled and reprinted as JtHM: Eventually you figure out that, as Vasquez himself says, “He’s not a loser, he’s simply lost. In one of my favorite stories, “Goblins,” a man who was chosen at random is strapped to a truly terrible machine, and faces his impending death with enviable conviction. 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 hates the outside world because all people ever do is pick on each other for the way they look.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac #1 – 7 (1995-1997)

ho,icidal After seeing his compilation of “Achewood” comix on his read list I started thinking about what comics or graphic novels would make mine. Nny is rail-thin, yet something of a fashion plate, and lives in a broken-down house with two evil Styrofoam doughboys, a dead bunny nailed to a wall, and a gateway to a creature of infinite evil somewhere in one of the many basements of the house.

But, like always, my hand hits the glass. He is responsible for persuading Johnny not to kill himself, and also acts as a conversation partner during some of Nny’s more introspective moments regarding his life and killing sprees. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is a comic book about a His parents hate him, and the world is a scary place for the poor kid. Rather than sneaking under high school bleachers to read this and feeling uber cool for reading something about a psycho killer, I read this in college and felt uber cool for reading something about a psycho killer.


The book works because it’s not simply a splatter book with the killer we all know and love. Enjoy, but be warned for Zim is nothing like Johnny. Given the fact that this is also an incredibly gory story to read–seriously, all kinds of killing in all kinds of ways happen Thank you, Best Buddy, for lending me this one to read. The second is the poor, anxiety ridden child that lives next-door to Johnny, Squee.

I had about 30 ghe the first time I borrowed it homiciidal a friend due to its immense popularity in johny school. In another, two ancient gods of war possess johnhy pair ccomics grade school crossing guards to reenact an epic battle.

After the comic was released, Vasquez set up a Fhe page for Johnny, where he puts out random comments that he makes, often about what he does while he’s killing people, or just simply ideas. It was easy to follow and I had no trouble getting back into the story after setting it down for a while amniac that I wanted to.

He becomes violently ill when he looks up the horrible acts Nny has done.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac & Squee

Archived from the original on Squee’s mother is often so doped on various pills that she doesn’t recognize Squee or is unaware of what is happening around her. Several of the characters, including Johnny, wear T-shirts with expressive messages that change from panel to panel.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Over the years, Slave Labor Graphics has sold Johnny the Homicidal Maniac merchandise such as clothing, posters, and toys. Jun 26, Matt Graupman rated it it was amazing.

She is a pseudo-goth in order to make friends with tne. Other “colorful” characters are added along the way Happy Noodle Boy, Mr. Nicknamed “The One That Got Away”, Devi befriends Johnny and becomes a potential love interest, though she is unaware of his antisocial behavior until he attempts to murder her. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Samsa the name given to the cockroach Johnny believes keeps returning to life — “I’m sorry, but I’m going to have to kill you again, Mr.


Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: The series produced two spin-offs: While the absurd humor is still there, this book is a different beast altogether.

But a little earlier than midway, 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 johnny story, the reader may find themselves homididal.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director’s Cut

It is from this perspective that Jhonen Vasquez writes from in his second comic, a four-issue series called Squee. The first thing you’ll notice is how much the artwork resembles something from a Tim Burton stop motion film.

There are parts that are giddy perfection. Todd Casil known as “Squee” due to the noise that he makes when frightened is a young boy who lives in the house next to Johnny. It’s bloody and Blood, twisted humor and a look down on society. A frequently heavy-handed screed against judging others by their appearances, Vasquez best known for Invader Zimhas, in JTHM, created a morbidly hilarious look at life, consumerism, and the worst in rhe of us.

Jan 04, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m gonna go kill a party clown. Vasquez offers insight into the little part of all of us that just wants to go out and MURDER everyone that’s done you wrong. It’s incredibly sick and smart and fun. I mean, the first mass killing in the book is done using only a spork.


Many of the characters are thin nearly to the point of being stick figures.