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Jim Blanchard

Jim Blanchard (Visual Abuse), a comic artist and illustrator, worked for Fantagraphics as an art director in the 1990s and as an inker for Peter Bagge’s Hate series.

"Blanchard's images are a total visual overload, an all-consuming, mind-subsuming onslaught of pictorial intensity where freewheeling cultural subversion, social malevolence, aesthetic anarchy, and libidinal excess comes hurtling out at us, naked, hard, deranged, bloody, screaming, and armed to the nines. When Blanchard picks up his pen, you'd best duck." — Carlo McCormick