It’s The End Of The Universe As We Know It, And I Feel Like Shit : Johnny Ryan’s “Prison Pit” Book Six (Advance Review)


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

It’s all been leading up to this : four years in the making, the sixth and final installment of Johnny Ryan’s formerly-annual (or thereabouts) paean to thoughtless juvenalia, Prison Pit, is upon us courtesy of Fantagraphics Books, and while it’s frankly impossible to conceive of anyone feeling in any way “attached” to protagonist Cannibal Fuckface, much less to the batshit crazy universe he calls home, it’s equally been impossible to conceive of any of the gleefully depraved hyper-violence, horrifyingly sick sex, and/or both that have appeared on pretty much every page of this series since his inception — impossible for anyone but Ryan, mind you.

Which is, of course, precisely how it should be. Ryan boxed himself into a corner with this project from the outset, it seems to me — he literally had no choice but to consistently “one-up” himself, otherwise what the fuck was the point? —…

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One response to “It’s The End Of The Universe As We Know It, And I Feel Like Shit : Johnny Ryan’s “Prison Pit” Book Six (Advance Review)

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