Bugs Meany was asked for an alibi at the time of death. Bugs said he couldn't have done it because he was at the North Pole, studying penguins.
Seriously, these books got a lot of love from me during my grade-school years. I wanted to be Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown so bad when I was younger. I mean, the guy was smarter than all the adults in his town, had a tough, and pretty, girlfriend, and ran a successful quarter-per-job business! What a guy!
You will be missed, Mr. Sobol. But your stories will live forever.