The Chickenboy Zine collects 68 of James Howard’s full-page illustrations of his strange and popular character, Chickenboy. A grotesque yet strangely relatable character, Chickenboy’s intricate world is brought to life in this unique collection. Join Chickenboy as he searches for meaning in a world of sublime beauty, and get nostalgic for optimism.


James Howard is well-known in UK small press comics and illustration has contributed his intriguing, dense and detailed comics and drawings to many anthologies, including both volumes of Good Comics’ own Dead Singers Society. You can find him on Tumblr at and on Twitter at

Chickenboy by James Howard