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Simpsons Comics Chaos Released Today!

Simpsons Comics Chaos, the latest Simpsons Comics complication book, has been released in the US today, February 2nd. It features comic stories previously released in Simpsons Comics issues.

Pandemonium breaks loose in Springfield when one cellphone call causes a commotion of cosmic proportions. Then, it’s a hard knock life for Bart when a prank lands him in the Springfield Orphanage, where he is subjected to gruel and unusual punishment by Mr. Burns. Adding to the confusion, Homer decides to get a tattoo to prove his love to Marge and Krusty quits show biz to work at of all places . . . the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant! And Ned Flanders suffers a bout of “Vertigo”-areeno when he becomes obsessed with a woman who is a dead ringer for his dearly departed wife! Then, Homer, Barney, and Duffman spring into action to save Duff Industries and the savory secret behind their new special brew . . . and stay tuned as some minor characters make some major moves by “spinning off” into their very own uninspired television series!

For more information, including a list of stories included when we can update, read our article.

Bye 2015, hi 2016! The summary of 2015!

2015 is gone and 2016 has come. It has been a year full of news related to The Simpsons and here’s the summary of the most important “Simpsons News” that have happened during 2015:

A 25 year old script finally becomes an episode!


Back in season one of the show, a fairly new comedy writer wrote a script for The Simpsons which was filed away and lost. 25 years later, that episode, written by the now famous Judd Apatow, finally aired. “Bart’s New Friend” sees Homer get hypnotized into thinking he’s a 10 year old kid, who then becomes friends with Bart.

MythBusters


January 10th saw a special The Simpsons special episode of MythBusters air. This special sees the presenters attempt to find out whether a cherry bomb dropped in a school toilet make others act like geysers, in reference to a prank Bart pulled in “The Crepes of Wrath”, and whether placing someone between a wrecking ball and a building protect the building, in reference to the scene from “Sideshow Bob Roberts”. Read about what happens here.

Help, Sky Finger! Criminals have overrun Springfield!


February 18th brought a new event… Superheroes! This event, scheduled to end on March 23rd, added 3 new character collections; Superheroes, Vigilantes and Criminals. The update is split into four parts, called issues, and there is a comic book theme to the music, text, text bubbles and other parts. For full details, read our article.

See also: Homer’s leading the charge in an all-new Tapped Out event!

RIP Sam Simon


On March 8th, co-creator of The Simpsons Sam Simon sadly passed away after a long battle with colorectal cancer. Simon left the show in season 4 but continued to be credited as an executive producer for the show.

See also: RIP Sam Simon

Lisa Simpson’s Guide to Geek Chic


On March 17th, Lisa Simpson’s Guide to Geek Chic was released. This was the fourth book in the series of Vault of Simpsonology.

See also: Lisa Simpson’s Guide to Geek Chic now available!

FOX cancels “The Simpsons” …DVD production


On April 10, FOX announced that seasonal DVD releases of The Simpsons were being discontinued.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “A distribution source close to the series confirmed seasons of The Simpsons will no longer be released on DVD now that nearly every episode of the animated sitcom is available online at the touch of a button. ”

See also: DVDs are not Forever! – FOX to End ‘The Simpsons’ Seasonal DVD Production!

“The Simpsons” is renewed for Seasons 27 and 28


On May 4, FOX announced that the show had been renewed for a 27th and 28th Season.
According to FOX’s Press Release, Homer stated: “I’ve outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart and ‘McDreamy,’ because I have something they don’t: a costly 200-donut-a-day addiction”.

See also: The Simpsons renewed for two more seasons!

Harry Shearer

On May 14, it was announced that Harry Shearer would leave the show after the TABFxx production season. Shearer is the human that provides the voices of Mr.Burns, Smithers, Flanders, Skinner, … In an interview with CNN Money, Shearer said “Stay tuned” when asked if there was a possibility he could be back.

And in July 7, he returned to the show.

See also: Harry Shearer leaving The Simpsons; The Harry Shearer Situation; Harry Shearer Returns to The Simpsons!

Marge and Homer are not breaking up


In the Season 27’s season premiere Marge and Homer did not break up. Showrunner Al Jean said in an interview that Marge and Homer would have a trial separation (Not a divorce).

However, there was a misunderstanding with that statement and lots of people thought that they would divorce. FOX published a video in YouTube to stop those rumors.

See also: Homer and Marge Are NOT Breaking Up For Good!!!; FOX publishes a video to stop Marge and Homer’s break-up rumors

Sideshow Bob finally kills Bart (in THOH XXVI)


In the annual Treehouse of Horror special‘s first segment we saw Sideshow Bob fulfilling his lifetime ambition (and he did it about twenty times in the segment.

See also: Season 27 News: Sideshow Bob will finally kill Bart!

Monorail comes to Tapped Out


In August, the Monorail finally came to Tapped Out in a huge event.

See also: Tapped Out: The Monorail is cruising through our cities!

Wikisimpsons turns 10!


On September 24, Wikisimpsons celebrated its tenth anniversary. And in honor of that event, a new skin for the Wiki was released on that day.

See also: Wikisimpsons: The Ten Year Wiki!

“Barthood”


On December 13, the episode “Barthood” aired for the first time. The episode is a Bart-centered parody of the Oscar-nominated film Boyhood.

See also: Bart Goes From “Boyhood” to Manhood in December!

Maggie arrives to Tapped Out for Christmas


On December 9, the Winter 2015 event of Tapped Out was released. And it brought Maggie to the game. The event is still running and will do until early January.

See also: Tapped Out: Christmas arrives early as EA finally brings us Maggie!

Simpsons Winter Wingding #10 now available!

Simpsons Winter Wingding #10 is the tenth comic book in the Simpsons Winter Wingding series.

When the snow is too deep for the police to do their work, Chief Wiggum forces Homer to take his plow out of retirement to help him solve crimes. Then, Homer’s longstanding and unfulfilled promise to take the kids camping takes a turn for the worst, right into the middle of a snowstorm. And all we need to say is “Yippee-Ki-Yay, Mr. Flanders!” and any “die-hard” Simpson fan knows what lies in store!

Simpsons Comics Explosion #2 now available!

Simpsons Comics Explosion #2 is the second comic book in the Simpsons Comics Explosion series.

Bongo’s annual, oversized, 96-page comic returns, tightly pack with megatons of explosive stories that will blow your mind! First, while the citizens of Springfield are tackling a tornado that is tearing through town, Homer finds himself hurtling through a time-travelling adventure of his own. Then, Martin Prince decides to make a move up the Springfield Elementary food chain by auditioning for the role of Bart’s second banana. And in a tale that will fill you with dread, the Simpson family finds shelter in a cabin in the woods. Then, Pieman and the Cupcake Kid take on a new crime team, Glutenus Maximus and his sidekick Gluten Tag, whose pastry-related misdeeds have led to a ban on all baked goods in Springfield; and the sons of the Legitimate Businessman’s Social Club associates (aka the Mafia) take over on the “bully” trade at Springfield Elementary.

Simpsons Comics #224 now available!

Simpsons Comics #224 is the latest comic in the Simpsons Comics series.

As if a pack of vicious dogs was not enough, Mr. Burns decides to build a moat around his palatial estate to discourage unwanted visitors. And when the Simpsons’ car goes into the shop for repairs, their fully loaded, loaner hybrid makes them the envy of everyone in Springfield! It’s part medieval throwback, part near future fantasy, and all-out hilarious!”

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #21 now available!

The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #21 is the latest comic in the The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror series.

Ned Flanders believes he has missed “The Rapture” until he discovers that everyone who has been left behind is left-handed! Then, Apu accidentally receives a shipment of adorable gremlins intended for the sorcery shop a few doors down the block; unfortunately, he doesn’t read the warning that tells him not to feed them Squishees after midnight. And visit the “metropolitan” world of Fritz Lang (Simpsons-style), when the idle rich championed by Mr. Burns clash with the working poor led by Marge Simpson.)”