"One of 2018's greatest comic pleasures" — The AV Club
"... thanks to the brilliance of its young new writer-artist—pseudonymous Olivia Jaimes—Nancymania is real." — Rolling Stone
"... short, sweet, and endlessly relevant." — Smithsonian Magazine
In 2018, Olivia Jaimes became the first woman to write and illustrate the classic comic strip Nancy. Her fresh, irreverent take on the classic comic strip has become a sensation with readers and has earned praise from dozens of media outlets, several of which have named it the best comic of the year. This hardcover collection includes the first nine months of Jaimes' run on Nancy, along with an introduction, essay, interview with the author, and a special gallery of Nancy fan art by the author.
About the Author
Olivia Jaimes' run as the official Nancy cartoonist started in 2018 and quickly became a phenomenon. The first woman to write and illustrate the classic comic strip, she brought a fresh, irreverent vision to the comics page, delighting fans of all ages. Her work has earned praise from the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian magazine, Vice, the AV Club, Slate, Vulture, and readers all across the internet.
"Simple, sweet and entertaining." (Kirkus Reviews)
“Jaimes excels at going meta, at beboppin' and scattin' all over the fourth wall and turning sequential art into last-panel payoffs that surprise you into out-loud laughter.” (WIRED)
“Jaimes manages to maintain Bushmiller’s minimalism and penchant for formal experimentation while creating something fresh, relevant, and most important, very funny.” (Library Journal)
“[Jaimes’] fresh, irreverent take on the classic comic strip has become a sensation with readers and has earned praise from dozens of media outlets, several of which have named it the best comic of the year.” (Comics Beat)
"The first book collecting the new Nancy comic is incredibly, fantastically, impossibly great" (Boing Boing)