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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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.

The reader gets to follow Johnny througout the day, as he does his business. Eff” are carved foam figures that were once part of a pastry display. The idea that Jimmy may be a parody of a portion of JTHM’ s fanbase is also yhe by the facts that Jimmy’s speech and mannerisms are like that of a stereotypical teenager, and that he doesn’t nomicidal to understand the little bit of underlying reason behind Johnny’s acts of murder.

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 homiciddal then go johnn to insult someone else, who was obviously exactly like her, but had made some kind of fashion mistake, and complain about said person, to her friends. And then there was that shocking mood whiplash, with Johnny view spoiler [wanting to kill himself the first time hide spoiler hommicidal.

Later on, it is also revealed that the two are affiliated with the monster behind Johnny’s blood-painted wall: It’s stark, and honest, and holds nothing back. Even people who don’t deserve death might end up falling to Johnny.

On 5 AprilWizard placed the third issue of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac at number in its rundown of the greatest comics since the magazine started in July To put it lightly, he’s a complete nut case who murders without a second thought.


It is believed that Happy Noodle Boy’s name is a reference to Johnny’s extraordinarily thin figure. As a balance to them is Nailbunny, which is pretty much just what it sounds like – a bunny rabbit that Johnny bought from the pet store and then one day nailed to the wall. It knows exactly what it is, and the art compliments it perfectly.

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. I especially liked some of the public service announcements. While it can be disturbing and rude, there were times where I did laugh, such as the author’s little commentary. The art is very well done, and it is beautifully written, especially Johnny’s long monologues concerning suicide, etcetera, which, surprisingly, don’t get boring.

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

Squee is endearing, and his tormented psyche make for some pitch black humor. It is from this perspective that Jhonen Vasquez writes from in his second comic, a four-issue series called Squee.

He even went on to star in his own book.

In one particular comic, Johnny says that when he was young, other kids taunted him for this, calling him “Noodle Boy. Johnny replies to Jimmy’s final statement that he is “just like” Nny by smashing a sledgehammer into Jimmy’s open chest cavity and stating, ” I don’t like myself much.

Perhaps not for everyone, but definitely for me. This article does not cite any sources.

It seriously reads like the work of a teenager with ADD. It rewards patient reading and careful attention to the artwork.

Regardless of the characters and characterizations, the drawings themselves were what kept me largely interested in this book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

If murder is all that his life has become. It was like what hearing The Sex Pistols back in must have been like, dark, funny, free and more then a little truly scary. 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.


Later on in the tour, Johnny is brought before Godwho is a lazy, obese man sitting in a chair in a state of exhaustion. The insects are normal bugs with no ties to the supernatural entities in the series. Samsa after Gregor Samsathe main character of Franz Kafka ‘s short story The MetamorphosisJohnny rigs a robotic arm and handgun to shoot him if he were to answer the phone if someone calls, further flaunting his belief in his own immortality.

Diablo only knows what will happen if it goes through, but at least it would be animated. I had about 30 minutes the first time I borrowed it from a friend due to its immense popularity in high school. The comic is high-contrast black and white with stylized and geometric cartoon characters.

He is five feet, nine inches and one hundred and fifteen pounds. Completely mental, or is it? A gelatin mixture was poured into a brain shaped mold. The story does exist, and is exceptionally dark and really adds dimension to Johnny, we even sympathize with him even though we’ve seen him do some God-awful things to people – because he’s funny, mainly.

Edgar Vargas is a man who is abducted and killed by Johnny early in the series.

List of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac characters – Wikipedia

After Johnny dies and is subsequently returned to the newly rebooted universe, Nailbunny no longer appears, although on at least one occasion it is suggested that Nny still hears his voice. Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is a comic book about a And of course, some of the scenes of the Meanwhile comic strips are referenced later in the Johnny the Homicidal Maniac storyline. Or the format and overall quality and deliverance? She’s also the only person besides Squee Johnny has ever truly felt any positive feelings for.

Apr 01, Kristopher Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: May 16, Bryce Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: They have very little complexity, but ooze with personality and flair.