([November] 1993)

Bongo, 1993 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
published six times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bongo Entertainment, Inc.
Brand:
Bongo Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jason Grode (managing editor); Steve Vance (editor-in-chief); Cindy Vance (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Flip book. There is also a version that does not include the poster, which is priced at $1.95.


The Amazing Colossal Homer! (Table of Contents)

The Simpsons / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Morrison
Inks:
Bill Morrison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Homer Simpson; Marge Simpson; Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson; Chief Wiggum; Barney Gumble; Mr. Burns [Charles Montgomery Burns]
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Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1 (November 1961). Cover art credits from the inside of the issue.

Greetings, Comics Fans! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Groening
Pencils:
Matt Groening (illustration)
Inks:
Matt Groening (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Homer Simpson; Marge Simpson; Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. A welcome greeting from Matt Groening, publisher with illustration of the Simpson family.

The Amazing Colossal Homer (Table of Contents)

The Simpsons / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Vance (plot and script); Cindy Vance (plot)
Pencils:
Steve Vance (layouts); Bill Morrison (finishes)
Inks:
Bill Morrison; Tim Bavington (additional inks)
Colors:
Cindy Vance
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Homer Simpson; Marge Simpson; Bart Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson; Mr. Burns [Charles Montgomery Burns]; Waylon Smithers; Dr. Olberman; Kent Brockman; Mayor Quimby; Troy McClure; Moe Szyslak; Barney Gumble; Apu Nahasapeemapetilon; Edna Krabappel; Chief Wiggum; Officer Eddie; Officer Lou; Dr. Julius Hibbert; Dr. Marvin Monroe; Lionel Hutz
Synopsis:
Mr. Burns tests his Rejuvenator Ray on Homer Simpson, resulting in Homer growing to colossal proportions.
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Indexer Notes

Spoof of the movie "Honey I Blew up the Kid", with Homer being enlarged.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

The Simpsons / insert or dust jacket / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Groening (signed)
Inks:
Matt Groening (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bart Simpson; Homer Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Marge Simpson

Indexer Notes

Central pullout poster, part 1 of a 4 part Bongo Universe Poster.

Junk Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters and fan art from readers - Ivana Duric, John Pearl, Gary Dunaier, Adam Blackerby, Mark Miller, Michelle Beaubien, E. Bruce and L. Bruce.

The Collector! (Table of Contents)

The Simpsons / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Vance
Pencils:
Steve Vance (layouts); Sondra Roy
Inks:
Bill Morrison
Colors:
Cindy Vance
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic; horror-suspense
Characters:
Bart Simpson (host); the Collector [Homer Simpson]; Smedley
Synopsis:
The Collector accidently locks himself in his comic vault when the butler goes away for the weekend, and must burn his precious comic collection to aviod freezing to death.
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Indexer Notes

Flip story. Spoof of the old EC Style horror stories. Credits acknowledge Susan Grode for inspiration.

Bart Simpson's Creepy Crawly Tales #1 (Table of Contents)

The Simpsons / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Vance
Inks:
Bill Morrison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic; horror-suspense
Characters:
Homer Simpson
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Indexer Notes

Flip cover. Cover done in the old EC Comics style.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Amazing Colossal Homer!
    The Simpsons
  2. 1. Greetings, Comics Fans!
  3. 2. The Amazing Colossal Homer
    The Simpsons
  4. 3. [untitled]
    The Simpsons
  5. 4. Junk Mail
    Junk Mail
  6. 5. The Collector!
    The Simpsons
  7. 6. Bart Simpson's Creepy Crawly Tales #1
    The Simpsons
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