The Monsters Meet on Court Street: And Other Tales of Supernatural Law
Exhibit A Press, San Diego, CA, 2012, 176 pp.
Beware the creatures of the night - they have lawyers! Alanna Wolff and Jeff Byrd have an unusual law practice - defending monsters and the supernaturally afflicted. In this collection of stories, the attorneys represent a wide variety of clients, from a mad scientist who falls in love with a woman in another dimension, to a gangster gorilla boss, to a tycoon's childhood invisible friend. Readers also learn more about the personal lives of the attorneys and of their intrepid secretary, Mavis, who has her own adventure with a runaway robot. Contents include issues 30, 37, 38, 39, and 40 of Batton Lash's Supernatural Law comic book series as well as Mavis #4 and twenty all-new pages. The Monsters Meet on Court Street is volume 6 in this ongoing graphic novel series that mixes humor, horror, and the law to produce a unique and fun reading experience.
Brooklyn-born cartoonist Batton Lash created Alanna Wolff and Jeff Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre, for a newspaper strip in 1979. He has been publishing them in comic book form since 1994, and the comics have been collected into several trade paperbacks. The comic has been optioned by Universal Studios for a major live-action motion picture to be titled SUPERNATURAL LAW. Lash has also written a number of comics for companies such a Marvel, Archie ("Archie Meets the Punisher"), and Bongo ("Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror").
Exhibit A Press, 1992, 76 pp.