([February] 2003)

Bongo, 1993 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
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Barcode:
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Editing:
Bill Morrison
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Improve Your Memory (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jason Ho (signed)
Inks:
Jason Ho (signed)
Colors:
Nathan Kane (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Grampa Simpson [Abe Simpson]

Homer for the Holidays (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Grampa Simpson [Abe Simpson]; Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Ralph Wiggum; Nelson Muntz; Marge Simpson
Synopsis:
Grampa Simpson tells garbled Christmas stories, including Bart as Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and evil man-eating fruitcakes. [per solicitation]

Indexer Notes

This story is a framing sequence for the others stories in this book.

Bart the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Bart Simpson [as Bart the Red-Nosed Reindeer]; Homer Simpson [as Santa Claus]; Reindeer [Nelson Muntz; Dolph; Jimbo Jones; Kearney]; Milhouse van Houten [as Milhouse the Elf]; Krusty the Clown; Marge Simpson [as Mrs. Claus]; Moe Szyslak [as Jack Frost]
Synopsis:
The Simpsons version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Keywords:
Christmas

Frostee the Snowmom (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Milhouse van Houten; Ralph Wiggum; Nelson Muntz; Marge Simpson [as Frostee the Snowmom]; Patty Bouvier (as a witch)
Synopsis:
The Simpsons version of Frosty the Snowman. The kids at the Burns Orphanage find a magic broom and bring their snowwoman to life, but to their dismay, she's more of a bossy nanny than a friend.

The Gift of the Maggie (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Maggie Simpson; Gerald
Synopsis:
Maggie and Gerald exchange gifts.

Jingle Bells, Bartman Smells (Table of Contents)

Bartman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic; superhero
Characters:
Bartman [Bart Simpson]; Houseboy [Milhouse van Houten]; Homer Simpson; Marge Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson; Disco Stu; Chief Wiggum; Moe Szyslak; Martin Prince; Ralph Wiggum; Santa's Little Helper; Comic Book Guy; Dr. Julius Hibbert; Carl Carlson; Lenny Leonard; Principal Skinner [Seymour Skinner]; Edna Krabappel]; Reverend Lovejoy; Grampa Simpson [Abe Simpson]; Gil; Officer Eddie; Officer Lou; Snake
Synopsis:
Gil tries to rob Springfield of Christmas.

Tree's Company (Table of Contents)

Simpsons / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Boothby
Pencils:
John Costanza
Inks:
Howard Shum
Colors:
Art Villanueva
Letters:
Karen Bates

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Homer Simpson; Carl Carlson; Lenny Leonard; Waylon Smithers; Mr. Burns [Charles Montgomery Burns]; Sting
Synopsis:
Homer tries to find the perfect Christmas tree for the plant.

The Simpsons Rock! (Table of Contents)

The Bongo Beat / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A preview of the 3 Simpsons Rolling Stone magazine covers. Article also includes a list of all the musical guests that had been on the program up to that point in the series.

Junk Mail (Table of Contents)

Junk Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Letters and fan art from readers - Tiffany Zhao, Michael Grant, Patrick Vu, Conor McAuliffe, Charlie Egner and Christopher J. Brown.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Improve Your Memory
    Simpsons
  2. 1. Homer for the Holidays
    Simpsons
  3. 2. Bart the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    Simpsons
  4. 3. Frostee the Snowmom
    Simpsons
  5. 4. The Gift of the Maggie
    Simpsons
  6. 5. Jingle Bells, Bartman Smells
    Bartman
  7. 6. Tree's Company
    Simpsons
  8. 7. The Simpsons Rock!
    The Bongo Beat
  9. 8. Junk Mail
    Junk Mail
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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