Sunday, March 26, 2006

Tonight's Episode of "The Simpsons"

"Homer Simpson: This Is Your Wife," the highly-anticipated episode written by, and starring, Ricky Gervais, airs tonight. Above is the second promo card for this episode released by Fox. The first one is here. Word on the net is that the live-action opening sequence will also appear at the beginning of tonight's episode.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Bongo Comics for June 2006

Simpsons Super Spectacular #3

by Beland, Boothby, Delaney, & Lash

Three superior superheroic stories in one ish! Meet Gastritus, the swallower of whole galaxies and a lot of pork rinds. Then, Stretch Dude, Clobber Girl, and Battle Baby find themselves on the wrong side of the law when the local league of Women Voters outlaws superheroes. And finally, some of Radioactive Man's female friends from the Superior Squad grab the spotlight in a stirring adventure.

Simpsons Comics #119

by Boothby and Costanza

Having deprived the citizens of Springfield of electricity one too many times, and discovering his popularity at an all-time low, Mr. Burns decides to win back the public with a weekly television show giving one lucky person a chance to become his protege'. Who will become... "The Flunky"? Toady trumps tyrant this June! Includes a hum-diddly-dinger of a door hanger featuring friendly neighborino Ned Flanders.

Bart Simpson Comics #30

by Digerolamo, Lloyd, Ortiz, and Peyer

Bart gets bent out of shape when all of his friends get caught up in a reading frenzy over the newest kid's fantasy novel, and he literally sets out to destroy literacy. Then, a school field trip goes awry when Bart, Milhouse, and Martin end up on a runaway train. Also, picture if you will, Bart as the newest action star!

Sunday, March 12, 2006

"Bart Has Two Mommies"

Episode HABF07: "The Bart Has Two Mommies" (airs March 19, 2006)
When Ned Flanders wins a new computer that features guest star Susan Sarandon as the "You've Got Mail" voice, he offers it to Marge, as he has no use for it. In return, Marge babysits the Flanders children so that Ned can attend the Left-Handed Convention, where he meets New York Yankees guest star Randy Johnson, who is selling left-handed teddy bears. With Marge spending so much time at The Flanders', Homer must look after Bart and Lisa. Homer takes the kids to an animal retirement home, but the trip goes awry when Toot-Toot the monkey pulls Bart into her cage and holds him hostage. Marge learns of the kidnapping when it is a breaking news report and she must figure out a way to get her son back.

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Live-Action Simpsons!

The live-action opening credits of The Simpsons (first mentioned back in December) is finally available on YouTube! Check it out!

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Bongo Comics for May 2006

Simpsons Comics #118

by Boothby & Ortiz

The lovelorn men of Springfield find that they have little prospect of romance and even less to live for, but when they put their lives on the line by participating in extreme sports, the adrenaline rush makes them feel born anew. The high life brings higher risks and a higher profile, but will it all come to an end with one high impact? Live on the edge with Simpsons Comics in May!

Futurama Comics #25

by Boothby and Kazaleh

Gather 'round and hear tell of the three "deliverers" who fell from the sky and liberated the good and filthy people of Bottingham... and the metal rebel who threw off the chains of oppression and overtaxation and without faint heart challenged the dastardly sheriff... the one who robbed from the rich, gave some to the poor, and kept most of it for himself... Robot Hood! Hear ye! Hear ye! Futurama Comics will set you free this May!

The Simpsons Volume 5: The Big, Bouncy Book of Bart Simpson (trade paperback)

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 an enigma of elementary school espionage. And jump for joy that Bart Simpson is back and in the bindings of a brand-new book. Boundless bliss is yours to behold this May! ($13.95)