Matt and Mandy
    Footnotes

    “Matt and Mandy,” Friend, April 2018

    Matt and Mandy

    Matt and Mandy

    Illustrations by Matt Sweeney

    Thanks for sweeping the front walk so quickly after I asked you to.

    Huh? I didn’t do it. I was going to do it right after my homework.

    Down the street at Mrs. Foster’s house—

    Huh? I don’t remember taking the trash out to the street.

    Back in his bedroom hideaway, our hero slips out of his disguise. Once again he becomes simply Matt Cooper, ordinary kid.

    Thanks for keeping my secret, trusty sidekick.

    Sidekick? Do I get a cape too?