Posts Tagged ‘John Stanley’

D&Q Classics, Part II: Tubby, Volume 1

Posted by on February 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 AM
In the second of a three-part series on classic comic books and strips released by Drawn & Quarterly, Rob looks at Tubby, written and drawn by John Stanley, with additional art by Lloyd White.

D&Q Classics, Part I: Nancy, Volume 2

Posted by on January 31st, 2011 at 5:16 AM

Rob reviews the second volume of Nancy, from Drawn & Quarterly’s John Stanley Library.

The latest edition of the John Stanley-written (he also did breakdowns) Nancy goes from strength to strength in terms of its use of character formulas,

Filling The Shelf: Melvin Monster 2

Posted by on August 14th, 2010 at 5:13 AM
Rob reviews the second volume of Melvin Monster, by John Stanley (Drawn & Quarterly).

Claire Burrows: Nancy by John Stanley

Posted by on March 5th, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Drawn & Quarterly’s compilation of the John Stanley-penned Nancy comic books are simply enjoyable, delivering, as the Dell Comics stamps promised, “clean and wholesome entertainment” and a classic minimalist cartooning style conjoined with Stanley’s clever writing and humorous narrative.

Teen Idylls: Thirteen Going On Eighteen

Posted by on February 24th, 2010 at 10:00 AM
Rob reviews the first collection of Thirteen Going On Eighteen, by John Stanley (Drawn & Quarterly).

The Art Of The Gag: John Stanley’s Nancy

Posted by on February 1st, 2010 at 5:42 AM
Rob reviews the second volume of the Seth-edited John Stanley Library: NANCY (Drawn & Quarterly).

Welcome to and Oh, By the Way, A Brief History of Comics Criticism While I’m At It

Posted by on December 14th, 2009 at 1:42 AM

I have been advised that I should welcome everyone to the shiny new digital incarnation of The Comics Journal here at, and indeed I do, but all I could come up with in terms of an introduction-of-sorts were

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