Fight domino headed soldiers The dice general says to aim at the soldier on the left then all the domino soldiers fall Some ids build a time machine with a cardboard box and it works sending them back to the Jurassic period where they re eaten by a T rex A id wishes his grandpa was still alive then checks his old rocking chair to see if the wish came true it did but grandpa s in his coffin six feet under in the graveyard Hello Anyone there Gurewitch is a master of the format producing some #Brilliant Gags That Tend # gags that tend be clever than laugh out loud Like an astronaut gets sucked into a laugh out loud Like an astronaut gets sucked into a and crashes his ship into his helmet the visual shows him looking at his helmet where a miniature version of himself is looking at a miniature version of himself crashed on the helmetThere s nothing too explicit but the subject matter is generally uite adult There are a number of sex jokes and uite a bit of violence too The Adventures of the Man with No Penis has him look at an attractive woman walk by pull out a gun and shoot himself in the headGurewitch is also a very talented artist producing the strips in alternately different styles Some are in colour some in black and white some are painted some in pencils He s also able to mimic famous artists like uentin Blake Shel Silverstein and Edward Gorey The Unforgiving Tree is a pretty fun strip and his Gorey is spot onThough I laughed here and there the format can be a bit tiresome to read in a collection The beats are usually always the same with one panel setting it up one panel doing something final panel punchline No matter the content predictability inevitably sets inHad this been my first time reading it I d probably rate it higher but this being my second read it wasn t as great this time round I new what to expect so it wasn t as surprising Still it s rare to read actually funny comics and it s a good book to dip in and out of It s worth a look and it s range of subjects means there s bound to be something to your liking whatever your humour. A behind the scenes interview by Wondermark's David Malki Also includes an introduction by Diablo Cody.
Nicholas Gurewitch × 8 REVIEWBs and blowjobs hide spoiler boo because a lot of them are duplicates from the other book but yay for the new ones new to me anyway this is somewhere between cathy and the tijuana bibles on the scale of funny vs offensivealthough cathy is offensive in her own way and there are
still one or two i dont even understandone or two i dont even understand they are truly sick and funny and deeply sad at times and thats what makes me laugh Fun fun fun Just
about the funniest damn thing ever Seriously My first experience with Gurewitch and it was a pleasant surprise Very funny stripsthe funniest damn thing ever Seriously My first experience with Gurewitch and it was a pleasant surprise Very funny strips to a page which is nice so you can breathe a little bit while reading them And I found I needed to breathe because several times I was laughing aloud He started this strip for his college newspaper and then continued it for a few years so this is several years of strips I would say a cut above most strips for gags with some hilariously offensive humor thrown in thereNot really that offensive though just lightly sophomoric And a very good artist too Recommended if you need a laughI have very good artist too Recommended if you need a laughI have idea why the book is called The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack but I imagined it was a title a young man s mother might approve of his reading The Good Boy she thinks he is Yes mom the librarian gave it to me to help me better understand my reading of the Bible Oh that s nice son I lol ed This isn t necessarily my ind of humor super hetero centric a lot of to uote another gr reviewer sophomoric jokes several which I disliked But there are enough brilliant moments and Real life Mario and Luigi Mario drowns in a pipe A maths problem on a blackboard in a university like in Good Will Hunting the janitor writes boobs as the answer A id looks at a magic eye book and spots the illusion everybody else sees the id holding thin airWelcome to the world of The Perry Bible Fellowship no clue why it s called thatNicholas Gurewitch s strips are like most dailies three to five panels long though his tend to be surreal and dark but still funnyDice headed soldiers. Ellowship Spans the entirety of the strip's print run Bonus features include lost strips sketches and. I definitely like to deal with things that I don t totally understand and things that make people uncomfortable And I like bringing it up in don t totally understand and things that make people uncomfortable And I like bringing it up in honest way This uote from Perry Bible Fellowship creator Nicholas Gurewitch taken from an interview featured in the back of this fat lovely collection of his work is a pretty perfect summary of his comics Often morbid or lewd usually smart and shocking PBF is probably one of my favorite comics of all time These strips tell stories sometimes bizarre and sometimes disconcertingly normal in which you find yourself seeing the situation from one perspective only to suddenly have the rug pulled out from under you In her preface to the book Diablo Cody compares reading these strips to being a giddy id away at camp until that last panel creeps in like a big Bulan Luka Parah kid toick my ass The last panels are indeed usually ass Big Mal The High Life and Hard Times of Malcolm Allison Football Legend kickersThis collection is pretty much a must have for any fan of Maybe an extra star for nostalgia since my now wife and I bonded over PBF when we first met and its jokes have become standards around our household especially It s all politics Joel With love anything is possible Certainly one of the funniest comic strips you ll find may I also recommend Hark A Vagrant and Julius Knipl Oh and here s the namesake church in Perry Maine which I randomly passed on a roadtrip in 2012 This was waiting for me at the library amongst a pile of books that had come in from my hold list I had totally forgotten about it but when I was looking around at various recommendations of webcomics for the Panels challenge I must ve added this one to the list I think it s the title that got me curiousInew nothing going in and was surprised to find so much funny in these 3 4 panel strips There were a handful I did not get but for the most part I was laughing out loud and really enjoying this book Lots of visual jokes Lots of dark humor which I frickin love There was definitely some lockerroom humor is that the term for humor that references view spoilerpenises boo. The second and likely final collection of strips from the award winning comic series The Perry Bible