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July 18, 1947: The Timeless, Subtle Wit of Ernie Bushmiller’s ‘Nancy’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. NANCY BY ERNIE BUSHMILLER Panel 1: Exterior, Day. A city sidewalk. Nancy and Sluggo are carrying heavy packages on their shoulders. NANCY: Wow… These packages are … Continue reading

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Man Shoots Companion in Search for Prowler

   Nancy and Sluggo in all their vintage glory. July 19, 1943: The Times publishes a list of casualties from the Army and Navy. Francis Joseph Montclair was a motor machinist second class and is buried in Honolulu. Lt. Cmdr. … Continue reading

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Lombard a ‘Shining Mark’ in Hollywood

What do you know! Ernie Bushmiller could actually draw. Jan. 18, 1942: Times artist Charles Owens draws a terrific map of the crash that killed Carole Lombard. Edwin Schallert reflects on Lombard’s life, adding her to the tragic deaths of … Continue reading

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March 30, 1958

Above, Ernie Bushmiller, a feminist? Who knew? Below, with less than 48 hours remaining before its sessions ends, the state Legislature is unable to agree on a budget–shocking, I know … The Times promotes an upcoming series on the Strategic … Continue reading

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The rules of the game

Oct. 27, 1957 Here I am, giving away the punchline of a "Nancy" comic. My bad. Which reminds me of a game called "Five Card Nancy" that I learned about from Kim Cooper of 47p.   Five Card Nancy works … Continue reading

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