Nancy is a comic strip created in 1938 by Ernie Bushmiller, whose title character appeared earlier in Fritzi Ritz. Guy and Brad Gilchrist, who helmed The Muppets comic strip in the 1980s, started producing Nancy in 1995. Guy Gilchrist subsequently became the sole writer and illustrator, ending his tenure in 2018.[1]

Muppet Mentions


  • In a Two-Headed Monster sketch, the monster reads the comics over a man's shoulder. The right head exclaims "Ernie Bushmiller!", referencing Nancy's original creator.


  1. "'Nancy' comic strip's Guy Gilchrist to step away after 22 years of Sluggo-ing it out." The Tennessean. January 2, 2018
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