[Zippy, July 30, 2012.]
The answer checks out.
Bill Griffith is one of Ernie Bushmiller’s many admirers. In an essay on Nancy, Griffith writes:
Bushmiller creates his own reality, where everything is wholly his and the world as we know it has been reduced to its essentials. Only the purest ingredients are used. You can feel the air in a Nancy strip. Objects aren’t merely drawn, they exist. The thing in itself!Yes, das Ding an sich.
Other Nancy posts
The greatest Nancy panel?
Nancy is here
Nancy meets Alfred Hitchcock (Vertigo)
Nancy meets Billy Wilder (The Seven Year Itch)
Nancy meets Stanley Kubrick (The Shining)