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|released=[[1960s]] until at least the [[1990s]]<ref name="HPLE">''[[Harry Potter Limited Edition]]'' - ''A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films'' {{see image|File:MartinMiggsMadMuggle.png}}</ref>
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'''''The Adventures of Martin Miggs, the Mad Muggle''''' is a [[Wizards|wizard]] comic book about [[Martin Miggs]], "a mad muggle". [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] is a reader and seems to be a fan of the comic as he has a big collection of them.
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'''''The Adventures of Martin Miggs, the Mad Muggle''''' was a [[wizardkind|wizarding]] comic book that was published by [[L. C. A. Comics]].<ref name="HPLE" /><ref name="cos3">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', Chapter 3</ref> The first issue was released sometime during the [[1960s]].<ref name="HPLE" />
   
==Behind the scenes==
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The comic focused on the adventures of [[Martin Miggs]], a "mad" [[Muggle]] who was apparently from [[France]], given that he wore the beret and striped shirt often seen in stereotypical depictions of Frenchmen and spoke English mingled with [[French]] words in a French accent.<ref name="HPLE" /><ref>"[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/films/poaflights PoA Set Report Part IV: Flights and French Men]" from the Leaky Cauldron</ref> In the thirtieth anniversary issue, released in the [[1990s]], Martin was left in charge of a classroom and tried to teach the students about animals.<ref name="HPLE" />
*According to a ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)|Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' set report by [[Melissa Anelli]], the production staff created a prop version of this comic for the film, which featured Martin as a stereotypical [[France|Frenchman]] in a beret and black-and-white-striped shirt, shouting philosophical gibberish and dancing around madly.<ref>"[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/films/poaflights PoA Set Report Part IV: Flights and French Men]" from the Leaky Cauldron</ref>
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[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] was an avid reader of this comic. He kept a large stack of issues in his [[Ronald Weasley's bedroom|bedroom]] at [[The Burrow]].<ref name="cos3" />
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There were at least 6 known issues of this comic.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' - PS1 version</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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The Adventures of Martin Miggs, the Mad Muggle
Publication information
Released

1960s until at least the 1990s[1]

Publisher

L. C. A. Comics[1]

Subject

Martin Miggs' adventures

Copies

Ron Weasley

The Adventures of Martin Miggs, the Mad Muggle was a wizarding comic book that was published by L. C. A. Comics.[1][2] The first issue was released sometime during the 1960s.[1]

The comic focused on the adventures of Martin Miggs, a "mad" Muggle who was apparently from France, given that he wore the beret and striped shirt often seen in stereotypical depictions of Frenchmen and spoke English mingled with French words in a French accent.[1][3] In the thirtieth anniversary issue, released in the 1990s, Martin was left in charge of a classroom and tried to teach the students about animals.[1]

Ron Weasley was an avid reader of this comic. He kept a large stack of issues in his bedroom at The Burrow.[2]

There were at least 6 known issues of this comic.[4]

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 3
  3. "PoA Set Report Part IV: Flights and French Men" from the Leaky Cauldron
  4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) - PS1 version

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