Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level.
Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity.
But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before.
A full, rich drawing style is a drawback.
I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork.
I just became one with my browser software.
Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America.
Zippy accepts chaos as what it is, which is the real order of everything.
Are we having fun yet?
Comics is a language. It's a language most people understand intuitively.
Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid, to me there's nothing real about it; it's an adult using a kid's body as a mouthpiece.
Frivolity is a stern taskmaster.
I hate Calvin and Hobbes. I think its a big re-hash of formula kid strips.
When I was an art student in the early 60's before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist.
I think Zippy is part of me, but I'm not Zippy.
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