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Matt Groening, 1954 - Matt Groening was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He moved to Los Angeles in 1980 to start writing the comic strip "Life in Hell" for the newspaper he worked for. The strip had premiered in 1977 and appears in over 250 newspapers worldwide. Groening got his big break when visa mer the Fox television network was looking for a filler for "The Tracy Ullman Show." James L. Brooks had seen some of the "Life in Hell" strips and offered Groening a chance to create 30 second skits for the show. The skits were so well received that the newly titled "The Simpsons" for which Groening was now creator and executive producer of, debuted on Fox as a half hour Christmas special on December 17, 1989 and as a regular series on January 14, 1990. In 1993, Groening formed "Bongo Comics Group" which publishes "Simpsons Comics," "Itchy and Scratchy Comics," "Bartman," "Radioactive Man," "Lisa Comics" and "Krusty Comics." In 1995, he founded and published "Zongo Comics," which included "Jimbo" and "Fleener" Groening oversees all of the licensing and merchandising of the "The Simpsons." He is also a best selling author, publishing books such as "Life in Hell," "Work is Hell" and "School is Hell," based on his "Life in Hell" comic strip, and "Bart Simpson's Guide to Life" based on "The Simpsons" animation. Groening is also creator and Executive Producer of "Futurama," another animated prime time television show. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family (1997) — Inledning — 1,207 exemplar, 7 recensioner
Love Is Hell (1985) 756 exemplar, 8 recensioner
The Big Book of Hell (1990) 753 exemplar, 1 recension
School Is Hell (1987) 670 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Work Is Hell (1985) 561 exemplar, 1 recension
Childhood Is Hell (1988) 466 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Simpsons Movie [2007 film] (2007) 425 exemplar, 1 recension
Akbar and Jeff's Guide to Life (1989) 361 exemplar, 3 recensioner
How to Go to Hell (1991) 233 exemplar
The Road to Hell: A Cartoon Book (1992) 226 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons: Season 1 (2001) 211 exemplar, 4 recensioner
The Huge Book of Hell (1997) 183 exemplar, 1 recension
Binky's Guide to Love (1994) 178 exemplar
The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album (1991) 173 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Simpsons: Season 2 (2002) 173 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Simpsons Comics Extravaganza (1994) 159 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 3 (1993) 153 exemplar, 3 recensioner
The Homer Book (Simpsons Library of Wisdom) (2004) 150 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Simpsons möter Futurama (2010) 149 exemplar, 5 recensioner
The Simpsons: Season 4 (2004) 140 exemplar, 1 recension
Futurama: Volume 1 [2002] (1999) 140 exemplar, 2 recensioner
The Simpsons: Season 5 (2005) 137 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons Xmas Book (1990) 133 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsons Comics Spectacular (1995) 125 exemplar
The Ralph Wiggum Book (Simpsons Library of Wisdom) (2005) 118 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Futurama: Volume 2 [2002] (1999) 115 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Simpsons Comics Unchained (2001) 115 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Royale (2001) 115 exemplar, 3 recensioner
The Simpsons: Season 6 (1994) 111 exemplar, 1 recension
Futurama: Volume 3 [2003] (2001) 110 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons: Season 7 (2006) 109 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons: Season 8 (1996) 109 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Strike Back (1994) 105 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 9 (2014) 96 exemplar, 1 recension
Bartman: The Best of the Best! (1997) 94 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Belly Buster (2004) 92 exemplar
Futurama - Season 4 [DVD] (2002) 91 exemplar
Big Book of Bart Simpson (2002) 89 exemplar, 4 recensioner
Simpsons Comics Barn Burner (2004) 88 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons Handbook: Secret Tips from the Pros (2007) 87 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsons Comics Wingding (1997) 86 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 10 (2007) 86 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsons Comic on Parade (1998) 77 exemplar
Cartooning with the Simpsons (1993) 76 exemplar
Simpsons Comics A-Go-Go (2000) 71 exemplar
The Simpsons Family History (2014) 70 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 11 (2009) 60 exemplar
The Simpsons' Rainy Day Fun Book (1991) 59 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons: Season 12 (1990) 57 exemplar
The Simpsons Holiday Humdinger (2004) 54 exemplar
Futurama: Volume 5 [2010] (2010) 53 exemplar
Big Beastly Book of Bart Simpson (Simpsons) (2007) 48 exemplar, 1 recension
The Simpsons (2005) 46 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsons Comics Supernova (2013) 45 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 13 (1989) 41 exemplar
Greetings from Hell (1989) 39 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 15 (2012) 35 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 14 (2001) 33 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 16 (2013) 32 exemplar
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Dead Man's Jest (2008) 32 exemplar, 1 recension
Futurama: Volume 6 [2011] (2011) 32 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 17 (2014) 31 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 20 (2010) 30 exemplar
Box Full of Hell (1988) 26 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Shake-Up (2014) 26 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Confidential (2012) 25 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Clubhouse (2015) 20 exemplar
Futurama: Volume 7 [2012] (2012) 20 exemplar
The Simpsons: Gone Wild (2007) — Creator — 20 exemplar
Futurama: Volume 8 [2013] (2013) 20 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 18 (2006) 16 exemplar
Simpsons comics chaos (2016) 15 exemplar
The Simpsons: Annual 2011 (2010) 13 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Game On! (2018) 13 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Knockout (2017) 12 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 19 (2019) 12 exemplar
Simpsons - Annual 2013 (2012) 10 exemplar
Disenchantment 1: Untold Tales (2023) 10 exemplar
The Simpsons 2016: Annual (2015) 9 exemplar
The Simpsons: Annual 2010 (2009) 8 exemplar
Simpsons Comics Showstopper (2019) 8 exemplar
Simpsons Comics - Explosion (2016) 7 exemplar
Futurama Paper Doll Book (2002) 6 exemplar
Bart Simpson Bust-up (2018) 6 exemplar
Bart Simpson - Annual 2014 (2013) 5 exemplar
Bart Simpson Suckerpunch (2017) 5 exemplar
Simpson (Super Humor 7) (2002) 4 exemplar
Simpson (Super Humor 11 ) (1999) 4 exemplar
Bart Simpson: Annual 2011 (2010) 3 exemplar
Simpsonit : naurupommi (2007) 3 exemplar
Super Simpson (2005) 3 exemplar
Futurama 2005 Wall Calendar (2004) 3 exemplar
The Simpsons: Season 30 (2018) — Creator — 3 exemplar
The Simpsons - Annual 2018 (2017) 2 exemplar
Simpsons Comic-Kollektion (2018) 2 exemplar
Bart Simpson - Annual 2013 (2012) 2 exemplar
Futurama 2007 Wall Calendar (2006) 2 exemplar
les Simpson t.18 ; coolitude (2012) 2 exemplar
Disenchantment: Season 1 2 exemplar, 1 recension
Zoon van Homer (2002) 2 exemplar
Die Simpsons, Freundebuch (2000) 2 exemplar
De vergeetachtige rebel (2001) 2 exemplar
Futurama 2 exemplar
El libro de Bart (2008) 2 exemplar
Simpsons Comics #36 (1998) 2 exemplar
Simpsons illustrated #10 (2014) 2 exemplar
Simpsons Handbuch: Bd 1 (2007) 1 exemplar
Simpsonit : joulualbumi (2014) 1 exemplar
Simpsonit : pako vapauteen (2007) 1 exemplar
L'Amour c'est l'enfer (1993) 1 exemplar
Bart Simpson - Bust Up (2018) 1 exemplar
El hombre radiactivo (coleccion Ole! Simpson 15) (1997) 1 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsons Comics Bob's Back! (1993) 1 exemplar
Poochie 1 exemplar
Life is Hell 1 exemplar
I 1 exemplar
Bart Simpson Annual 2015 (2014) 1 exemplar
Bart Simpsons #38 (2007) 1 exemplar, 1 recension
Simpsonit : Talvirieha (2009) 1 exemplar
Amerikaans idool (2004) 1 exemplar
Futurama Pop-Out People #1 (2002) 1 exemplar
All Tomorrow's Parties: 3.1 (2005) 1 exemplar
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #27 (2017) 1 exemplar
Futurama 2011 Wall Calendar (2010) 1 exemplar
Simpsonit : parhaat 2011 (2011) 1 exemplar
Super Simpson 04 (1998) 1 exemplar
FUTURAMA 2014 Calendar (2013) 1 exemplar
Os Simpsons 1 exemplar
Simpsons Summer Shindig #3 (2009) 1 exemplar
Super Simpson 7 1 exemplar
De pestkop (2002) 1 exemplar
De oplichter (2004) 1 exemplar
Disenchantment 1 exemplar
Simpsonit : parhaat 2012 (2012) 1 exemplar
Velká kniha Barta Simpsona (2015) 1 exemplar
Futurama 2006 Wall Calendar (2005) 1 exemplar
Una dulcísima comedia (2016) 1 exemplar
I ‰Simpson all'attacco (2007) 1 exemplar
simpson querido sofá (2016) 1 exemplar
Disenchantment: Season 2 1 exemplar, 1 recension
les simpson "trop fort" (2009) 1 exemplar

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A gripping biography of a profound and complex man.
Mark_Feltskog | 1 annan recension | Dec 23, 2023 |
The seventh season follows the strength of the sixth, as it begins where the previous season concluded. The comedy central episodes are on point, and slightly more grounded than the previous season. The series balances a primary focus on the core family and exploring the world and side character that give the show so much vitality. No episode epitomizes this better than the classic "22 Short Films About Springfield," where an "ordinary: day featured that somehow feels completely natural. All of the core family have their own moments, but no character has a more significant growth than Lisa, as she becomes a vegetarian. Outside the core family, the exploration of Grandpa Simpson's past allowing him for once to play outside senile fool or bad father character. Perhaps one of the most prescient episodes in the season, "Much Apu About Nothing" focusing on immigration and anticipating attitudes that remain in the current day. The increasingly self-referential humor is taken to subversive levels in "The Day the Violence Died," Other standout episodes include "Two Bad Neighbors," "King Sized Homer," "Bart on the Road," and the strongest holiday episode "Marge Be Not Proud."… (mer)
opeongo5 | Nov 5, 2023 |
All of the elements from the previous season combine to present the strongest episodes of the show's run to date. The opening episode features a references to classic film in "Bart of Darkness" and follows up with a literary reference in "Lisa's Rival." Some of the most memorable songs are present in this season, from the Stonecutter's Theme to "See my Vest." The traditional features are also strong, witnessed in one of the more memorable Treehouse of Horror collections and a biting political satire featuring Sideshow Bob. This season gives a glimpse at a potential future for Lisa and the rest of the family and gives slight insight into Marge's family in "Fear of Flying." The most neglected member of the family origin is explored, and Homer's love and sacrifice for Maggie presents one of the most emotionally affecting moment of the season. Trips to Australia, substitute teachers, a comet and a new job for Homer as a clown and Marge as a cop all are other strong moments that are present in this season. The people and the places that have been honed to perfection all contribute to the season's strength, capped by the ambitious season ending cliffhanger "Who Shot Mr. Burns." How far the show has come is evidenced in the always weak clip shows, as the improvements are shown in stark relief.… (mer)
opeongo5 | Oct 4, 2023 |
The success of the series is evidenced by the writers increasing boldness as the meta references and the jabs at their home network become more frequent and more sharp. While earlier seasons generally remained grounded in reality, even if the situations strained credibility, this fifth season begins to shift to a more basic absurdity. How this and subsequent golden years season are successful is remaining true to the setting and the characters they have carefully established previously. Arguably the best Sideshow Bob entry is present in "Cape Feare," and two of Homer's best side jobs as musical star and astronaut. Bart likewise is prominent, most memorably as he get a pet elephant; but the exploration of his relationship and rivalry with Principal Skinner are explored in back to back episodes. Marge is featured more than previous seasons, but giving her a gambling addiction and allowing her an independent friendship for a single episode does little to round out the least developed family member (outside Maggie(. Perhaps the most surprising episode of the season is "Rosebud" which manages to present the otherwise villainous Burns in a vulnerable and sympathetic light.… (mer)
opeongo5 | Oct 2, 2023 |



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