A Message from Guy:

PLEASE...Anybody that's ever been a fan of me please listen to this even if you don't believe in God. God made you and he loves you and by the way so do I and that's why I if I have ever done anything in my life I did it just to make you happy. So....If you ever think for one moment you are so sad you would want to end the miracle that you are by taking your own life, God loves you so much he doesn't want you to go to Heaven if that's the way that you want to go. Because he wants you to be loved and feel love while you are on this earth, and then to go meet him him in heaven. I know that life is rough and that we all hit rough spots and we all feel like we want to die at one time or another and God knew this too. Heknows everything. And he wants you to just take a deep breath; figure things out. Say a prayer to him because he'll know you haven't figured things out yet. Just take a moment and pray, and ask God what you should do. I know God pretty well and he's gonna tell you 'I love you'; so calm down and realize even if you feel like no one on earth loves you, God loves you and he wants you to be happy. And then you just start figuring out what made you feel so bad and get that person or that situation away from your life because it, or they, or someone made you feel so bad that you wanted to leave this earth and you felt so bad about it. But you can't even go see God and all the people who died and live with him now forever. So please, if all the cartoons, or all of the things that I ever do mean anything to you honey, remember I just did that to make you happy. And I'm telling you right now if you feel unhappy that makes me sad and makes God sad too and you can talk to God anytime you want even if sometimes you can't talk to me right away because I am off making somebody else happy. Maybe at someone at the fair where I'm working, one little boy or a girl who feels sad, or maybe through TV and movies and all the things I've done it's trying to make everybody feel happy instead of sad. I don't care about money. I care about you. And so does God. And I if you think I'm smart, no I'm' stupid. Because God is smarter than me and he is my boss.


About Guy

uy Gilchrist, at the age of 24, was hand-selected to create Jim Henson’s Muppets Comic Strip that was printed worldwide in 660-plus newspapers daily from 1981 to 1986.  Throughout the years, he has set his hand to such notable cartoons as The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry, Tiny Toons, Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock,The Pink Panther, Minnie Mouse, and was instrumental in the creation of The Muppet Babies! 

Guy's iconic Muppets artwork was enshrined in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. as symbolic of a National Treasure in 1984 after he was Guest of Honor at the White House.

Gilchrist took over the iconic Nancy comic strip in 1995, and 2017 marks his twenty-second year drawing Nancy, her Aunt Fritzi, and of course....Sluggo! 

Syndicated internationally in 80 countries and some 400 newspapers, Nancy has a viewership of 57 million readers around the world. 

 Gilchrist has been recognized and honored internationally for his creativity and authorship.  He was awarded the National Cartoonist Society's highly coveted Reuben Award in 1997 and again in 1998 for Best Magazine and Book Illustrator, for Night Lights and Pillow Fights – Book One and Book Two.  Also for Night Lights and Pillow Fights, he was awarded the Bank Street Award for Best Book of the Year – 1998.   He is a three-time award winner of the Best Book of the Year from the International Reading Council of the United Nations, for the Tiny Dinos book series.  The Tiny Dinos series was among the top bestselling books at Walden Books. 

A strong supporter of charities and children, Gilchrist has been honored for his contributions by Vanderbilt Hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Hartford Children's Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals, and The Angelus.  An active supporter and voice for the military and veterans’ causes, Gilchrist has been honored by the armed forces and veterans organizations for his support and work. Guy was recently honored as the fifth inductee into the Wizard World Hall of Legends and has been the recipient of the Silver Reuben Award from the National Cartoonists Society.

 Guy lives in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Notable Quotes from Guys Peers and Admirers:



Jim Henson
You've represented us ( The Muppets) very well! I love our new  life in two dimensions in the comics pages and owe it all to you!
Jim Henson
The Muppets





Walter Lantz
Guy is incredibly talented and I'm so happy to have been an influence on him. A kid of mine who made good!
Walter Lantz
Creator of Woody Woodpecker and Chilly Willy Animation and Teaching Pioneer





Mort Walker
Guy's work not only is funny but warms my heart!
Mort Walker
Creator of Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois





Will Eisner
I love what Guy Gilchrist is doing and what he's done in comics!
Will Eisner
Creator of The Spirit and the Father of the Graphic Novel





Nancy Reagan
Your work is treasured. Thank you for everything you've done.  Your characters are a part of America and now the artwork you have created is enshrined in the Smithsonian.

Nancy Reagan





Frank OzI love what you do!
Frank Oz






Joe BonsallIt is quite obvious that Guy Gilchrist is a successful and amazing cartoonist who has kept Nancy and her friends alive for all of us with great humor and flair… However there is much more to Guy! He is a great guy on every level and his Faith and work ethic is inspiring to all of us… Many Blessings Guy to you and yours…
Joe Bonsall / Oak Ridge Boys


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