The Bawlplayers and Other Stories (Little Lulu: Graphic Novels)
Youthful innocence has never been so funny! Collecting Marge's Little Lulu #94-#99, Dark Horse continues its brand-new series of Lulu volumes in full color. The gang is all here as Tubby teaches Lulu to turn purple so she can get ice cream, Alvin refuses to go home until everyone says they like him, the boys go to war over their clubhouse presidency, and many more classics...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Dark Horse Comics
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includes issues #94-99
"Two Foots is Feet": Lulu and Alvin get a case of the giggles which drives both their fathers crazy.
"The Marble Champ": Lulu wins Alvin's marbles back from Tubby.
"A Row Deal": The boys sell half their boat to Lulu and Annie.
untitled: Lulu goes to extremes to keep Tubby and Chubby from eating her Mom's cake.
"Ol' Witch HAzel and the Hidden Cottage": Lulu tells Alvin a story about how Hazel and Itch steal the home of the Poor Girl and her mother.
"A Stale Tale": Tubby catche...more
It was great to see these stories again, many I remember reading back in the 50's. Included in this book are the time Tub learns what "obnoxious" means, the little beeble-berry picking girl gets turned into a monkey, and the time when Tubby - with his detective disguise as "a heap of ice cream with chocolate syrup an' cocoanut sprinkles on it" makes the famous statement to Lulu: "I can always WASH my face - you can't do anything about YOURS!". It's great!! If you are a Lulu fan, don't miss this.
John Stanley was a comic book creator, best known for his scripting of Little Lulu's comic book exploits from 1945 to approximately 1959. While mostly known for his scripting, Stanley also was an accomplished artist who drew many of his stories, including the earliest issues of Lulu. His specialty was humorous stories, both with licensed characters and those of his own creation. His writing style...moreMore about John Stanley...