Little Lulu: The Burglar-Proof Clubhouse and Other Stories

Lulu Moppet lives on Main Street and spends most of her time getting into–and out of–trouble. Lulu and her neighbors Tubby, Annie, Iggy, and Fifi are mischievous, fun-loving, and silly kids and their comic adventures are as enjoyable today as they were when Lulu’s comic books were first issued. This is the 25th volume of Dark Horse’s re-release of Lulu’s stories and covers October 1958 through March 1959 in full-color.

I’m not a classic comic buff, so when I say that I enjoy the Little Lulu comics, I’m speaking from a present day mindset, not one of nostalgia. Lulu’s stories have all the elements kids look for in humor comics: silliness, realism taken to the extreme, believable characters, and light, fun artwork. Stanley and Tripp obviously knew how kids think and act and they mined that knowledge for every humorous bit they could find….

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Little Lulu: The Burglar-Proof Clubhouse and Other Stories
Story and Art by John Stanley and Irving Tripp; Based on the character created by Marge Buell
ISBN 978-1-59582-539-1
Dark Horse, 2010

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