Mel Cool: Mall Cop™, co-created by me (script, layouts) and Don Secrease (character design and art), first appeared in a 1995 mini-comic distributed nationally. He bounced around indy comics through the 90s and 00s. Here’s the cover and interior of that very first comic. Take it away, Mel Cool.
Read the early Mel Cool: Mall Cop™ adventures collected in a 36-page Kindle comic. And find more reasons why Mel Cool: Mall Cop® is the greatest hero… of the mall.
P.S. We know Mel Cool pre-dated Paul Blart by decades. But was Paul based on Mel?
Here’s a Q&A with Walt about that.