There are no doubt a number of uneducated and uncouth philistines amongst you, who have no idea what Blecky Yuckeralla is. Well, allow me educate and enlighten you: Blecky Yuckerella was a series of four-panel gag strips that featured the misadventures of Blecky, the stupidest and ugliest girl in the second grade, and the only [...]

Superstar underground cartoonist Johnny Ryan (Prison Pit, Angry Youth Comix, Blecky Yuckerella) has provided two covers for an upcoming Spanish language edition of Vice Magazine. From what I can tell from Vice‘s Spanish website (my Spanish is not what it used to be), this issue is all about war, focusing on the romanticized version of [...]

Blecky Yuckerella, Volume 4: Fuc- -u, -ss -le is a 104-page softcover B&W collection of Johnny Ryan’s Blecky Yuckerella strip. The book was released by Fantagraphics Books on January 26th, 2011. Those unfamiliar with Blecky, or Johnny Ryan’s unique sense of humour will know what they are in for, when they read the very first [...]

We are now well into 2011, and I think that pretty much everybody has finished posting their best of 2010 lists. Well, I figure it’s about time to stop looking back, and start looking forward. To this end, I have put together a list of comic related things that I am looking forward to in [...]

An action packed evening of comix craziness with Johnny Ryan is in store this Saturday, October 10 at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. A show of original art from Ryan’s wild new graphic novel Prison Pit will be on display, along with colorful silkscreen prints and figurines. The event will feature a Ryan-inspired performance piece by [...]