Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is best friends with a dead rabbit. A young neighborhood kid named Squee is his second best friend. Johnny has to keep his wall coated in fresh blood, else wise a monster of untold terror will break free. His house sits on an extensive cluster of caverns and labyrinths. It is here he kills people. Johnny is, generally speaking, a very bad man. Yet Jhonen Vasquez creates a sympathetic antihero as, over the course of seven comics, Johnny mocks and questions not only the world around him, but his own behavior. JTHM is a horror comedy and not for the squeamish, but if you like gallows humor, it is black comedy at its blood splattered best.
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