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Lucy and Danae: Something Silly This Way Comes
by Wiley Miller
It is a rare cartoonist who can introduce new characters into a successful strip without upsetting readers. But since Wiley introduced Lucy, the lovable Pygmy-Clydesdale-with-an-attitude as the companion to Danae, Non Sequitur's cynical anti-heroine, fans have been clamoring for more of the pair. Now readers can enjoy the adventures of Lucy and Danae in the Non Sequitur co ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Non Sequitur has become my favorite "edgy" comic. Wiley has a real finger on the pulse of the nation and has no qualms about saying what he (hem, his characters) thinks. My favorite character, and probably about everyone else's, is Danae because of her nihilistic attitude towards everything. This book is the only one that features just her and Lucy, her horse. The two make the best comedy team since Rowan and Martin, since Martin and Lewis, since Abbot and Costello, well, you get my point.
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This is a rarity in Wiley Miller's work, since one of the joys of his comic is the change from day to day, as reflected by the Non Sequitur title. But this collection is devoted to the story of Lucy, a lovable if improbable horse, and the girl she meets at camp, Danae, who is skeptical, worldly-wise, and anything but lovable. Danae arranges for Lucy to come back from camp with her--nobody else wants a horse like Lucy--and they eventually convince Danae's father to move to Maine, which is a bit ...more