The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo (Hardcover)
The Monster Mall
First Second, 9781626724921, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2018
Charles meets a lot of monsters in his line of work. While assisting Margo Maloo on her assignments, he’s had close encounters with trolls, ghosts, imps, and ogres. And lately, they’re all saying the same thing: living in Echo City is getting harder.
As the human population of the city is grows, monsters are being forced to abandon their homes. Teenagers are creeping into their territory, smartphones in hand, eager to photograph paranormal activity. Some monsters are tired of hiding and ready to fight. How can Margo and Charles keep Echo City’s monster community a secret, when it’s teetering in the brink of war?
In this second volume of The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo, graphic novelist Drew Weing delivers a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters.
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Praise for The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo:
"Drew Weing’s Creepy Case Files, with its quirky kids, sympathetic beasties and hand-rendered coloring, reads like a classic children’s title from decades past…if not for the astute, subtle observations on cultural dynamics within cities and the ripple effects of gentrification." —Paste Magazine
"Clever dialogue enhances this intriguing and multilayered story set in a fully realized world of monster and human coexistence."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016
"It’s a beautifully conceived and executed trio of stories, and readers will hope that more installments are on the way."— Publisher's Weekly, starred review