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Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut
Johnny The Homicidal Maniac Director's Cut
Author: Jhonen Vasquez
Mayhem and violence rule in this collection of issues one through seven of Jhonen Vasquez's Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, as well as material seen before only in Carpe Noctem magazine. Dark and disturbingly funny, JTHM follows the adventures of Johnny (you can call him Nny), who lives with a pair of styrofoam doughboys that encourage his madness...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780943151168
ISBN-10: 0943151163
Publication Date: 7/1997
Pages: 168
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: SLG Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 6
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sevenspiders avatar reviewed Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut on + 73 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Yes, this comic is full of gratuitous violence. It is an exercise in unrestrained id, an opportunity to give the viscious little monster inside us all a pat on the head and take it for an outing.

Full of biting zingers on social normalities and abnormalities, Johnny the Homicidial Maniac chronicles the life and adventures of Nny, a reclusive psycho who blends in disturbingly well with those around him. Nny keeps mostly to himself except for his bloody encounters with idiots, a-holes or both.

Johnny the Homicidal Maniac will neve be for everyone. The frank, tongue-in-cheek treatment of intense violence is only for those with a strong stomach and a cheerfully warped sense of humor. For those who fit that category, its a gem.
reviewed Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I believe that this book is part of the reason that comic books get a bad rap for being overtly violent and obscene anymore...

Not to say that it isn't a great book, now. Take one part Invader Zim (if you haven't watched Zim why are you even here?) one part Kill Bill, and one part just good old-fashioned psychosis, and you have one great comic book, in my opinion.
I highly recommend this for anyone who wants something off the beaten path.
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dragoneyes avatar reviewed Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut on + 603 more book reviews
A very dark and disturbing comic. The title says it all. If that kind of art doesn't appeal to you, then this is not for you. Enjoyed following Johnny and his depraved mind. The only issue I had was reading it. The words are all smashed close together and written in all caps. It took me longer to read than the usual comic but was still worth it.

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