- Ian Boothby
- John Costanza
- Phyllis Novin
- Art Villanueva
- Karen Bates
- domestic; humor
- Homer Simpson; Lisa Simpson; Grampa Simpson [Abe Simpson]; Jasper Beardly; Pimple-Faced Teen; Sarcastic Man
This is the framing story, which takes up 4 pages at the beginning of the book and 1 page at the end of the book.
- Louis Lane
- Bart Simpson; Bart Simpson; Professor Frink
Letters from readers - Peyton Church, Stephen Lynch and Daniel Hayes - and responses from Louis Lane.
Bongo Bonus Stamp #72 - Professor Frink.
Cover preview for Simpsons Comics #197.