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Melvin Monster, Volume 3: The John Stanley Library Hardcover – March 29, 2011


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Product Details

  • Series: Melvin Monster (Book 3)
  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly (March 29, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1770460306
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770460300
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,690,467 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“[John Stanley’s] tales move along with such pleasing economy that it sometimes seems less likely his stories were ever consciously created than that they already just existed somehow. Melvin Monster, one of the few titles to which he provided both art and script, urges us to reconsider his capability with images too.” —Walrus

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John Stanley was a journeyman comics scripter in the 1950s and 1960s. He is 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. He left comics bitterly sometime in the late 1960s, never to return. He died in 1993.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Michael R. Brown on December 13, 2011
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Here we have the third and final volume of Stanley's original kid series, Melvin Monster, reprinting the last 3 comics from the series (it only lasted 9 issues).

And making up for the last 2 volumes, D&Q reprints all the covers in the back of this volume, four to a page.
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