Is Lisa really drifting helplessly toward bohemianism? Is Homer really a hitman in a parallel-universe Springfield? Can Marge manage her own day care center without provoking a bloodbath? Fans of the Simpsons can read all about it. Color throughout.
Author: Michael Pawuk
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Simpsons Comics Unchained is chock full of four comics containing the zany antics of TV's first family –Simpsons fans will continue to go wild. Attention, citizens! Lock your doors and windows! Run for your lives! The Simpsons are busting out the bindings of their biggest and best book yet, and no one is safe from their maniacal comic madness! See Grampa Simpson embark on a new career as El Grampo, a modern day Zorro for the senior set, whose anarchistic shenanigans start to cramp the similarly–inspired protests of his grandson, Bart Simpson (a.k.a. El Barto). Behold the destructive power of censorship as Homer Simpson and the Comic Book Guy fight for their right to free speech and their very lives. Envison a local celebrity, Krusty the Clown, who comes to dinner and refuses to leave. Witness Mr. Burns' power mad scheme to undermine the economy of Springfield by paying his employees in jelly donuts. Observe a town caught in the thrall of an international media sensation, unable to separate themselves from the television chronicle of the life of one man䇯mer Simpson. These stories and many more can barely be contained in the new comic collection...Simpsons Comics Unchained!
The show MUST go on . . . and on and on with The Simpsons! The curtain rises on a “classic” tale of survival as the Simpson family is stranded on a deserted island. Then, with the Nuclear Power Plant set to self-destruct, only one man can save everyone in Springfield and he’s got just 25 hours to set things right. It’s about to be the longest day of Homer Simpson’s life! And when Mr. Burns goes to a spa to be rejuvenated, he comes back a new man—literally! Who is this pretender, and why is he selling off all of Mr. Burns belongings? And where is the “real” Mr. Burns? Is he alive and well, or did he “exit stage left”?
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, delivers big-time laughs to your front door with a brand-new comic collection you can order to go! Set out for the open road as "Simpson-mania!" sweeps the nation and Homer Simpson becomes the tastemaker and trendsetter for all that's hip, cool, and chic in the world. Ride the waves with Grampa Simpson as he relives his days as a starry-eyed surfing stuntman and soldier of fortune. Head for the rolling hills of Scotland and meet Groundskeeper Willie's estranged brother. Make room and make way for Nelson Muntz when he becomes a part of the Simpson family. Then Krusty the Clown loses his way and his identity when a tragic accident leads to a loss of his legal rights. And then while chaperoning Lisa's class on a trip from sea to shining sea, Homer takes to the highway and weaves all over the map with his own hysterical history of America.
From the madcap mind of Matt Groening comes the kookiest collection of Simpsons Comics yet! Outrageous tales from the ridiculous to the bizarre fill every page with the classic comedy you have come to expect from The Simpsons. The master of mayhem, Matt Groening, will drive you berserk with this crazy collection of crackpot comics. Find out what bizarre secrets lie in the bowels of the Kwik–E–Mart, but beware the effects of the Squishie brain freeze. Witness the outrageous events that take place when Bart manages to have all the teachers deported at Springfield Elementary and they are replaced by substitutes – Lisa and Martin. Watch Krusty the Clown turn the town upside–down with his new Krustyburger spokesman. See Bart go from zany to brainy as he attempts to outwit, outlast and outlive both the dramatic return of his arch–nemesis Sideshow Bob and a near–fatal fling into the future. Then, it is Homer's turn to put his life on the line in the most dangerous game show ever invented. Simpsons Comics Madness will have you bouncing off the walls with insane fits of laughter.
Author: Matt Groening
Release Date: 2004
Genre: American wit and humor, Pictorial
Find out how in the hell to get to hell in Matt Groening's indispensable collection of comic strips on which The Simpsons was based. This handy compendium of creepy cartoons won't pay your taxes, bring you true love, or help you achieve nirvana, but it will help you cope with the hell we call life with a few more giggles and snorts. With dozens of hints for the hellbound, this sizzling smorgasbord of a book featuring Blinky, Bongo, Sheba, Akbar and Jeff is just the thing if you're in hell, from hell, going to hell or hellbent. Life in Hell was the syndicated newspaper cartoon strip by Matt Groening which ran in the States during the 80s and early 90s. Asked to turn the characters into TV animation, Groening instead developed The Simpsons, retaining many of the characteristics of Binky, Bongo, Sheba, Jeff and Akbar in the series. In a world where The Simpsons and Futurama are as popular as ever, these hellish cartoons featuring Matt Groening's zany brand of comic genius are simply gold dust.
The fifth volume in the sought-after Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium series is bursting with classic comic strips featuring everyone’s favorite family—The Simpsons. Included is a collectible, one-of-a-kind, pullout paper craft of one of Springfield’s favorite landmarks. Bart starts his own humor magazine, and it isn’t long before Springfield’s resident funnyman Krusty the Clown wants in on the business. Then, donut-lovers Homer Simpson and Chief Clancy Wiggum take over each other’s deliciously do-nothing jobs. And speaking of switcheroos, Bart boards the wrong airplane and finds himself mistaken for local Springshire lad . . . Brit Simpson. And when Ned Flanders opens his own friendly tavern, Homer finds himself torn between two bartenders, the ever-surly Moe or everyone’s favorite neighborino. Throw in an alien abduction, some home disrepair, a pseudo-scientific trip to an alternate reality, a ghostly superhero pairing, and a rescue mission beneath the nuclear power plant, and you have the most colossal compendium yet. And make that dream of a personal home theater a reality with your very own scale model of Springfield’s classic movie house, the Aztec Theater. The Colossal Compendium series boasts upgraded heavier paper, an increased page count of 176 pages, and includes a unique and collectible paper craft. Volume 5 features the Aztec Theater. As the series progresses, fans will be able to assemble their own three-dimensional version of the city of Springfield and usher in a paper paradise!
Bart Simpson puts the spring in Springfield with a brand-new collection of comics and stories brimming with delicious donuts, derring-do, water balloons, warm milk, sidekicks, spy rings, moviemakers, Molemen, zip lines, and zombies. Soar above rooftops with three generations of Simpson superheroes. Dive in as Bart and Nelson go head to head in an all-you-can-eat battle royale and Milhouse and Martin spend a potentially exciting day without Bart. Leap into action with Bart and Lisa as they enter into an enigma of elementary school espionage. And Jump for joy that Bart Simpson is back and in the bindings of a brand new book.
It’s a unanimous decision! These pulse-pounding stories and more featuring Matt Groening’s beloved first family of fun, the Simpsons, will have you rolling with the punchlines! Go the distance with the Simpson family as they join everybody’s favorite moonraking megalomaniac, Hank Scorpio. for a globetrotting adventure that will not only take you around the world but into orbit around the Earth. And when the lovelorn losers of Springfield feel like throwing in the towel on romance, they pick themselves up off the mat and get an adrenaline rush by living life to the extreme! And as if Homer wasn’t already a glutton for punishment, watch him discover his killer instinct as he goes toe to toe with C. Montgomery Burns!