Hey NYC, head to Forbidden Planet for Johnny Ryan’s book signing–he’ll also have original art for sale!
About Barely Human:
The cartoons that keep getting Johnny Ryan banned from Instagram, collected for the first time as one big ol’ exquisitely gross picture book!
Johnny Ryan’s compulsion to flout any and all accepted standards of decency in his humor and cartoons have not only garnered him a tremendous following — Instagram has banned him multiple times with hundreds of posts scrubbed from those accounts. (He can be found, currently, at @johnnyryanjohnnyryan1). Guess what? We’ve got ’em! Over 500 of the grossest, crudest, most surrealistic, scatological, and of course hilarious cartoons you’ll ever see, presented with loving care in this gorgeous, oversized collection with fine art paper. They may not meet with your approval, but you will laugh. Crafted throughout the pandemic and posted daily, these cartoons helped keep both the author and hundreds of thousands of others sane during the past two years. From conventional gag cartoons to pieces decidedly unconventional and almost Dadaist in their humor, these are some of the most visually imaginative — and comedically brilliant — single-panel cartoons ever conceived, whether in the service of boner jokes or sheer visual absurdism.