Remember when I was the only person on the internet who liked Nancy and Sluggo?

§ January 11th, 2019 § Filed under Christmas, nancy, pal dorian, sluggo § 6 Comments

So pal Dorian gave me my Christmas gift last weekend…or should I say “gifts,” because he bestowed upon me the Nancy and Sluggo double-whammy.

First was the immortal “Sluggo Is Lit” image, the official print in a handsome frame that I shot at an awkward angle to minimize glare and to (mostly) keep myself from appearing in the reflection:

And second, a pin featuring America’s hardest-working wastrel, Sluggo Smith:


These are great items (inspired by the wonderful new version of the Nancy strip by Olivia James), and if you want to be as cool as I am, you can get your own N&S merch right here.

Anyway, in exchange I gave to Dorian a copy of this Tumbleweeds paperback wrapped in a Burger King bag.


That’s almost as good, right?

6 Responses to “Remember when I was the only person on the internet who liked Nancy and Sluggo?”

  • Cassandra Miller says:

    You’re forgetting Scott McCloud! ;-)

  • Turan, Emissary of the Fly World says:

    So, I am apparently the sole person who thinks the funniest line in that strip is actually “…and that’s why I’m only wearing snowsuits from now on!”

  • Casie says:

    That pin is perfect but your gift in a Burger King bag….priceless.

  • Bryan says:

    I saw John Goodman with a shaved head on Letterman maybe six or seven years ago, and he made a joke about looking like Sluggo, and I thought to myself, “I hope Mikester sees this!” (That thought was compounded when he later made an off-hand reference to looking like Lex Luthor and threatened the bottle city of Kandor). No matter how lit Sluggo and neu-Nancy get, you will always be the person I most identify Sluggo with.

  • @misterjayem says:

    You’re a good pal Dorian.

    — MrJM

  • Andrew Leal says:

    Tumbleweeds, in our out of a Burger King bag, is always a good gift. Lotsa Luck forever!

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