How Can You Not Love Nancy (or Sluggo)?
I have always loved Ernie Bushmiller’s “Nancy” strips. Nancy reminded me of someone close to me. In fact, she reminded me of me in a deeply existential way that cannot be explained properly in this brief column (check my case file through the Freedom of Information Act). In any case, whenever a collection of strips emerged, I’d scarf them up. They were gags but poignant. They were comic but deep. And Sluggo. How can you not love Sluggo? This was the world of comics where kids