A long, long time ago, Joanne drew cartoons under the pseudonym ‘Wild Beast’. When she lived in London in the late 80s, Joanne self-published two comics, ‘In the Jungle’ and ‘Shlurpy Durpy’, and sold them in the comic shop in Camden.

Soon after that, though, Joanne became a stressed out parent with no time for jokes anymore. But in 2007, she staged a brief revival of the offbeat Wild Beast oeuvre, when she brought out ‘Dark Night of the Soul’. And who knows, there may yet be more humour lurking within the Beast…

Dark Night of the Soul

‘In the Jungle’ and ‘Shlurpy Durpy’