A visit through George Whitman's Paris bookstore on the eve of Marilyn Monroe's death. A comic by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall.
From an ongoing comic book biography of underground publisher John Wilcock.
View previous installments of the John Wilcock comic here and here.
Crime Library on THE DEATH OF MARILYN MONROE — Including these many Theories.
Additional conspiracy theories via the Medical Bag.
Marilyn's death lives on as its own Wikipedia Entry.
John's personal reference to interviewing Marilyn is from CHAPTER ONE of this comic.
George Whitman's famed bookstore SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY received many good mentions after his passing in 2011, including these pieces from The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and this entertaining remembrance from Tamara Shayne Kagel.
A decent MUST-VIEW video is this 2003 clip of George Whitman demonstrating THE CANDLE HAIRCUT, from the documentary Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man.
And we’re done! We (along with John, who loved that this was serialized) would like to thank everyone on Boing Boing, and all readers, for following this story over the pace of a page or two every month. The obvious question: What’s next? Answer: There will be a Kickstarter — likely around June — to […]
Thank you for reading — After eight years on Boing Boing, the John Wilcock story will conclude next week! — From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall — (See all Boing Boing installments)
— TWO WILCOCK COMICS REMAIN UNTIL THE SERIES CONCLUDES! — From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall — (See all Boing Boing installments)
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