By Bill Griffith
"Zippy the Pinhead's 29 Day advisor to Random actions and Arbitrary Donuts" isn't a suite of underground comics or syndicated strips, yet an all-original journey at the highway of enjoyable that includes Zippy, Griffy, Half-Life, and the remainder of gang. This highly-structured explosion of insanity, satire and epic event takes all of Griffith's favourite popular culture subject matters — Ernie Bushmiller, junk nutrition, advertisement "cute," beatniks, cubism, smooth Japan, Jean-Paul Sartre, Laundromats, '70s type, and Jack Palance — to their outer limits.
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