Simpsons Comics #1 [Poster Edition]
([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
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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
Was 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]
Reprints

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: 1)

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
Reprints

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: 2)

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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Poster (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Junk Mail (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5)

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 accidentally locks himself in his comic vault when the butler goes away for the weekend, and must burn his precious comic collection to avoid freezing to death.
Reprints

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: 6)

The Simpsons / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; domestic; horror-suspense
Characters
Homer Simpson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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. Poster
    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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