Nancy by Olivia Jaimes for April 18, 2018

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    some idiot from R'lyeh Premium Member about 6 years ago

    That’s how you do Nancy in the 21st century – straddling the line between being trite and being accessible.

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    KaiserFrazer67  about 6 years ago

    I dunno. This is actually a fairly decent strip today, all things considered. It certainly is a snarky commentary on the quality of personal communication in this day and age. And yes, Panel #2 probably would be more serious than Panel #1.

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    blunebottle  about 6 years ago

    Sheesh! I must be too old…..

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    jrankin1959  about 6 years ago

    Great commentary! (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman it ain’t…

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    MJ Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Just an observation…….Comic strips are created for entertainment on the day of publication. They aren’t generally done for posterity; it just works out that way sometimes. The so-called “Nancy Classics” are often as relevant today as they were in 1955. These past few days of “Nancy” won’t be in a few years (or less).

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    wjayhughes  about 6 years ago

    I’m old. I’m getting it, and I’m digging it. But then, I never could get past the van-art look of Gilchrist’ version.

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    davidf42  about 6 years ago

    This is a pretty good strip today. It puts Nancy in the 21st century and does a good job of it. The only thing I can object to is the skin tones.

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    Donaldo Premium Member about 6 years ago

    that’s funny

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    Dnkdunn Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Nancy’s is on my hit list. Like classics. dnkdunn

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    Ignatz Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Ok, it’s not just another cloying reference to modern technology (EVERY SINGLE DAY), it’s condescending about the kids who use it.

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    Spence12 Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Seriously? Nancy wears her hair ribbon to bed?

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    Crandlemire  about 6 years ago

    That is actually funny – I think I will save it to my wall — ha

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    planostanton  about 6 years ago

    The kids still look like they need a doctor!

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    FDNY  about 6 years ago

    There is something happening here. It’s been a great 10-day run (sorry Sunday) from Olivia. Yesterday’s was a grand slam.

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    maybeinthenextworld  about 6 years ago

    More greatness from the Queen of Comics! Viva Jaimes!

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    MichaelJPatrick1  about 6 years ago

    I just want to say that these comics are a breath of fresh air and I’m glad they exist.

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    Jan C  about 6 years ago

    Cute strip today.

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    scarygoround creator about 6 years ago

    I love this new Nancy. It’s weird, silly, and great.

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    InquireWithin  about 6 years ago

    Once again with the low-key humor. I like it.

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    kpmarcks Premium Member about 6 years ago

    I love this!!

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Sluggo’s going all in on the corn!

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member about 6 years ago

    The premise is OK, but it’s overly wordy. Here’s how I would have written it:

    1) I “liked” you today.

    2) I “liked” you and “shared” you.

    3) Gee. He really MUST care…

    Goes back to Ernie’s KISS ethos.

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    jossy138  about 6 years ago

    It’s just one week and her drawing already improved. With Gilchrist, what I did not like was that all the characters he invented were visibly poorly drawn compared to the characters he had Bushmiller to copy from (except Fritzi which was still bad because Gilchrist insisted on his own cowlick hairdo). For example, the character Phil when it first came out looked like Gumby was making a cameo. It did not look human at all. Likewise, the stray cat and the patriotic dog looked very different from the other pets. The original ones had just black dots for eyes while the ones created by Gilchrist had both black and white in the eyeballs. It’s like they came from another planet.

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    fuzz3942  about 6 years ago

    Better today, but still don’t get the weird coloring.

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    Sneaker  about 6 years ago
    What Guy put out was far better than what we get now.
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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Classic Bushmiller humor. Dry as the Oklahoma dust bowl.

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    countoftowergrove  about 6 years ago

    Not bad today. The characters’ color is still off. When do we see Fritzi?

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member about 6 years ago

    Still liking it.

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    taterpie  about 6 years ago

    I am loving the new Nancy. This is entirely my jam.

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    Spade Jr.  about 6 years ago

    Skin tones are really bad. No real purpose other than “to be different.” Just doesn’t work for me.

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    jelanigreenidge  about 6 years ago

    I am a fan. Big ol’ fan.

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    Bafflegabs!  about 6 years ago

    Signed up for an account here just to follow the new Nancy. They’ve all been really funny and dry, I love it!

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    LochNessMonster  almost 6 years ago

    I like Nancy’s little blushes in the final pannel, its very cute

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