Melvin Monster, Volume Three: The John Stanley Library by John StanleyMelvin Monster, Volume Three: The John Stanley Library by John Stanley

Melvin Monster, Volume Three: The John Stanley Library

By (artist)John Stanley

Hardcover | February 14, 2011

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The ghoulish capers of everyone's favorite monster continue with the third volume of the acclaimed series. Melvin lands his first babysitting job only to discover he has his hands full -- literally. The "baby" in this case is a giant-sized monster, almost the size of a room. Melvin meets his friend for a game of marbles. An older monster-woman passing by is offended by the scene, as everybody in Monsterville knows that monsters should always fight when they're together. She is content only after forcing the two monsters into a scrap. Melvin also attempts to be the first kid in Monsterville to attend school in over 600 years, but he is thwarted each time by Miss McGargoyle, his would-be teacher. He is threatened with boulders, giant boomerangs, and even long-range missiles, but nothing can stop Melvin from wanting to go to school each day. Melvin Monster illustrates just how timeless the comics of John Stanley are.
John Stanley was a journeyman comics scripter from the 1940s through the 1960s. He's most famous for his scripts for most of the Little Lulu comics produced by Dell and is considered by many comics historians to be the most consistently funny and idiosyncratic writer to ever work in comics. During his comics career he also wrote origin...
Title:Melvin Monster, Volume Three: The John Stanley LibraryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 10.59 × 8.9 × 0.76 inPublished:February 14, 2011Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770460306

ISBN - 13:9781770460300

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