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Portajohnny: The Best of Angry Youth Comix: The Early Years (Angry Youth Comix)

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Johnny Ryan is the most acclaimed humor cartoonist to burst on the comics scene since Peter Bagge (who neatly provides an introduction to this volume) redfined the genre with Hate in the late-'80s. His ongoing comics series, Angry Youth Comics, has earned raves from such cultural luminaries as Edward Gorey, Simpsons Producers George Meyer and Dana Gould, comix journalist J ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 17th 2003 by Fantagraphics (first published May 2003)
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Kevin
Jan 09, 2012 Kevin rated it it was amazing
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Gloriously puerile and amazingly stupid, Angry Youth Comics is charged with an anarchic spirit. The adventures of simpering nerd Sinus O'Gynus and Loady McGee, a sulking misfit who resembles a grown up and acne-scarred Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes (or perhaps a cousin of Beavis and Butthead), culminate in crescendos of bloody horror as often as punchlines; the humor and horror complement one another quite well. Ryan has a knack for evoking the crushingly mundane as well as spinning weird flights ...more
Matt
The comics contained in this volume are not for the easily offended or faint of heart. Bodily fluids and obscenities abound, as Loady, Sinus, and a host of other improbably-named characters give us opportunities to laugh at their poor hygiene, poor social skills, poor economic status, and sexual deviance. If you can stomache it, this is some funny stuff. If not, there are plenty of comics that are less tasteless but still funny.
Brian Stillman
Nov 27, 2007 Brian Stillman rated it really liked it
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Filthy, filthy, filthy.

The kind of comix a kid would love and a graphic novel snob would recoil from.

Sam
Dec 26, 2008 Sam rated it it was amazing
Probably the most un-PC, disgusting, childlike drawings ever put to paper. I recommend this to ANYONE who isn't sensitive and enjoys a great LAFF.

Nasty fun in little poo-covered bites.
Montgomery
Jul 10, 2008 Montgomery rated it really liked it
This is the best of the Angry Youth Collections so far. I find I like Johnny Ryan's gags and spoofs more than his ongoing Loady McGee and Sinus O'Gynus strips.
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Jul 29, 2011 Russell Grant rated it it was amazing
"Her cunt was so dry and crusty, it was like fucking a bag of potato chips."

Oh Johnny Ryan, how I love you!
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Other Books in the Series

Angry Youth Comix (2 books)
  • Angry Youth Comix, Vol. 1: What're You Lookin' At?
  • Angry Youth Comix, Vol. 2: Johnny Ryan's XXX Scumbag Party

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