- List of The Simpsons comics
The following is a list of
comic book seriesbased on the animated TV show " The Simpsons" and published by Bongo Comicsin the United States. The first comic stripsbased on "The Simpsons" appeared in 1991in the magazine " Simpsons Illustrated", which was a companion magazine to the show. [cite web| title = The Groening of America | publisher = Entertainment Weekly| date = 1991-03-29| url = http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,313807,00.html] The comic strips were popular and a one-shot comic bookentitled "Simpsons Comics and Stories", containing four different stories, was released in 1993for the fans.cite web| title = Groening launches Futurama comics|publisher = The Gazette (Colorado Springs)via findarticles.com| date = 2000-11-19| url = http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4191/is_20001119/ai_n9979492] cite web| title = The Simpsons turns to print| publisher = Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management via findarticles.com| date = 1991-05-01| url = http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3065/is_n5_v20/ai_10634563/pg_1?tag=artBody;col1] The book was a success and due to this, the creator of "The Simpsons", Matt Groening, and his companions Bill Morrison, Mike Rote, Steve Vance and Cindy Vance created the publishing company Bongo Comics. By the end of 1993, Bongo was publishing four titles: "Simpsons Comics", "Bartman", "Radioactive Man" and "Itchy & Scratchy Comics". Since then, 11 more titles have been published. [cite web| title = The Simpsons Comics Guide| publisher = The Simpsons Archive| date = 2002-12-02| url = http://www.snpp.com/guides/comics.html] cite web|url=http://web.archive.org/web/20070708094751/http://cagle.msnbc.com/hogan/features/simpsons_sundays/simpsons_on_sundays.asp|title=Sundays with the Simpsons|accessdate=2007-07-08|author=Shutt, Craig|publisher= MSNBC] Out of the 11, "Simpsons Comics", "Bart Simpson", "Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror", "Radioactive Man" and " Simpsons Super Spectacular" are only ones still being printed.
"Simpsons Comics" and "Bart Simpson" comics are reprinted in the United Kingdom by the publishing company
Titan Magazines, under the same titles. Various stories from other Bongo publications released in the United States, are also reprinted in the UK "Simpsons Comics".cite web|url=http://www.titanmagazines.co.uk/app?service=external/BackIssues&sp=SSIMC&sp=0|title=Simpsons Comics Issues|accessdate=2008-08-03|publisher= Titan Magazines] The same titles are published in Australia by Otter Press. [cite web|url=http://www.isubscribe.com.au/publisher.cfm?pubID=336|title=Publications by Otter Press|accessdate=2008-08-04|publisher=iSUBSCiBE]
Issues of "Simpsons Comics", "Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror" and "Bart Simpson" have been collected and reprinted in trade paperbacks in the United States by
HarperCollins. [cite web|url=http://www.harpercollins.com/search/index.aspx?kw=simpsons|title=Simpsons search at Harper Collins (click the titles to see more information about the various trade paperbacks)|accessdate=2008-08-03|publisher= Harper Collins] [cite web|url=http://www.harpercollins.com/search/index.aspx?kw=treehouse%20of%20horror|title=Treehouse of Horror search at Harper|accessdate=2008-08-04|publisher= HarperCollins] [cite web|url=http://www.harpercollins.com/search/index.aspx?kw=bart%20simpson|title=Bart Simpson search at Harper|accessdate=2008-08-04|publisher= HarperCollins]
"Bart Simpson" paperbacks
Issues of the "Bart Simpson" series have been collected and published in trade paperbacks every year since 2002 by HarperCollins. [cite web|url=http://www.harpercollins.com/search/index.aspx?kw=bart%20simpson|title=Bart Simpson search at Harper|accessdate=2008-08-04|publisher=
List of The Simpsons books
* [http://www.snpp.com/guides/comics.html The Simpsons Comics Guide] at
The Simpsons Archive.
* [http://krustofski.com/bongo When Bongos Collide] , a fan website.
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