The punk art legend sends his best-loved character into Dante's Inferno."Don't try to pass a pop quiz on Dante's Hell based on a reading of this comic," warns Gary Panter. "It won't work. Even though the comic is engorged with Dante's Hell and though Jimbo mouths a super-condensed version of what happens in The Inferno, canto by canto, characters are fused, actions inverted, parodied, subject to mutation by my odd memories and obsessions and whims…"
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The artwork is some of Panter's best: tight, almost 19th-century–style renderings in a page layout that combines illuminated manuscripts with turn-of-the-century comic strips, each page serving as both a single complete composition and a storytelling device.Aug 16 2004 | Read Full Review of Jimbo's Inferno
Gary Panter is a crucial latter-day artist, one who has fused comic-book and modern-art styles.Apr 19 2006 | Read Full Review of Jimbo's Inferno