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Monday, April 11, 2011


From the book NEW CHARACTER PARADE (2010). (Double-click to embiggen.)

When my mom was a kid, she thought Nancy was black for exactly the same reason cited here by Nazi Sluggo. (Seriously, she told me that years ago; there were so few black characters back then that kids of color had to skew things in their heads to find representation that didn't look like an extra in a minstrel show.) And I need to get this printed large on a t-shirt:

The rare confluence of satirical, cute and incredibly offensive, this would be a gazillion-seller in punk attire shops across the nation. I can totally see it on the display wall at Trash & Vaudeville in St. Mark's on Manhattan's Lower East Side.

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