Available again at last, courtesy New York Review Comics (thanks!), after being out of print for decades, Gary Panter's Jimbo: Adventures in Paradise originally exploded on the comics scene in 1988 and forever changed the landscape. It is arguable that more formal innovation is contained in this work than in any other single work of comics. Jimbo open up vast new territories for comics, territories that have been avidly explored ever since by a host of innovative artists that have followed the trail that Panter blazed here (and elsewhere, of course; but this is the motherlode). Now, a new generation of readers, including the artists among them, can discover this amazing work for themselves and follow Gary into the vast, barely explored wilderness... of comics!
Also includes an illustrated ten-page afterword by Nicole Rudick which includes art, sketches, clippings and photographs (including one of the artist as a young punk rocker).