Finished: Jun. 19, 2012
First Published: May 1, 2010
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
Genre: children, comic book, humour
First sentence: Thanks for asking me to come over and eat some of your granny's cookies, Oona, but I just had dinner and I'm full up to here!
- Melvin Monster
- Judy Junior
- Choo Choo Charlie
Acquired: Received a free copy on Free Comic Book Day 2010
Reason for Reading: I loved Nancy and Sluggo comic books when I was a kid.
Seems the Nancy & Sluggo comic books were printed up until the mid-1960s but I was reading them in the 1970s and I remember loving them. The only other characters I remember from this collection are Tubby and Melvin Monster. What we have here is a sampler with six stories from various collections available in the John Stanley Library such as "Melvin Monster Volume Two". I enjoyed this little comic and especially enjoyed the Nancy stories, enough that I would buy Volume 1. The others not enough to buy them, though I would try Tubby and Melvin Monster from the library. Included is "Nancy and Oona Goosepimple's Uncle Oaf", Tubby: Tub's Mustache, Judy Junior: Arts and Crafts (the only one I did not enjoy), Nancy: A Chase of Nerves, Melvin Monster: The Thing, Choo Choo Charlie: A Bad Case of Squeebles. Tub's Mustache & A Chase of Nerves were my two favourites.