A freelance writer and the partner of Don Hagarty. Unlike Don, Adrian is fond of Derry. Described, along with Don, as an effeminate gay man, he becomes the target of John “Webby” Garton, Steve Dubay, and Christopher Unwin, who beat him up and dump him in the Canal. Both Hagarty and Unwin see Pennywise the Clown on the night that Adrian is killed. Unwin tells Tom Boutillier that he saw Adrian’s body get carried away by the clown.
Adrian Mellon Character Timeline in It
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Chapter 2: After the Festival (1984)
...partner, Officer Conley, question John “Webby” Garton, who is irritable and uncooperative. Garton recalls seeing Adrian Mellon and Don Hagarty at the fair, “mincing along with their arms about each other's waists... (full context)
...Elmer Curtie’s regular customers. He frequents the Falcon for two or three years before meeting Adrian Mellon . Mellon is a freelance writer who has come to write a piece about the... (full context)
...Rademacher are trying to get Christopher Unwin to admit that he and his friends threw Adrian Mellon into the Canal. Unwin still insists that he did not. He admits that the situation... (full context)
...Steve Dubay, and Christopher Unwin. Gardener then asks how they will explain the bites on Adrian Mellon ’s body. Boutillier figures that one of the guys, probably Garton, liked to bite. Gardener... (full context)
Derry: The First Interlude
...considers the meaning of ‘haunted.’ He has become frightened since hearing about what happened to Adrian Mellon and wonders what is “feeding on Derry.” What happened to Mellon seems so much like... (full context)
Chapter 10: The Reunion