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TOYING AROUND: SDCC Exclusives, Falcon & Batman!

TOYING AROUND: SDCC Exclusives, Falcon & Batman!

As companies like Mattel and NECA look forward to Comic-Con International, DC Collectibles, Diamond Select Toys and others reveal upcoming collectibles.

First Look at

First Look at "The Simpsons"/"Family Guy" Crossover "The Simpsons Guy"

Fox unveils the first two images from the "Family Guy"/"The Simpsons" crossover, along with a synopsis.

"Simpsons" Producers go Behind the Bricks of Sunday's LEGO-Themed Episode

Al Jean and Matt Selman open up about rebuilding Springfield - brick by LEGO brick, as it were - for "The Simpsons'" upcoming 550th episode.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on "The Simpsons?"

In his famous guest appearance on "The Simpsons," did Michael Jackson actually not sing any of the songs?

TOYING AROUND: The Toy Fair 2014 Wrap Up

TOYING AROUND: The Toy Fair 2014 Wrap Up

CBR looks back at an eventful Toy Fair that saw even more Alien, Transformers and DC Comics collectibles unveiled in its wake.

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barbara Bush Write an Apology Letter to Marge Simpson?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barbara Bush Write an Apology Letter to Marge Simpson?

Brian Cronin books a return flight to Springfield to discover whether First Lady Barbara Bush really penned an apology letter to Marge Simpson.

TV Legends Revealed: How

TV Legends Revealed: How "Simpsons" Got "Revenge" on Justin Timberlake

Brian Cronin returns to Springfield to look at how "The Simpsons" writers got back at guest star Justin Timberlake for objecting to one of his lines.

"The Simpsons" Pays Moving Tribute to Marcia Wallace

"The Simpsons" bid a touchingly appropriate farewell to actress Marcia Wallace, and her character Edna Krabappel, with a somber chalkboard gag.

"The Simpsons" To Retire Edna Krabappel

The producers of "The Simpsons" plan to “retire” Bart’s jaded yet hopelessly romantic teacher Edna Krabappel following the death of voice actor Marcia Wallace.

Thor: The Dark World, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow: October 4th Comic Reel

Thor: The Dark World, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow: October 4th Comic Reel

New promos and posters for "Thor: The Dark World!" Grab a sneak peek at the next episode of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!" A first look at Bex Taylor-Klaus in an upcoming "Arrow" episode and more!

TOYING AROUND: Walking Dead, Anchorman and Old School Teen Titans!

TOYING AROUND: Walking Dead, Anchorman and Old School Teen Titans!

This week saw the unveiling of a brand new deluxe Walking Dead figure, statues and figures based on DC and Marvel comics and even an Anchorman bobblehead!

"The Simpsons" Producer Al Jean on the "Astounding" 25th Season

The 25th season of "The Simpsons" premieres Sunday and features Guillermo del Toro, the "Futurama" cast, Stan Lee, a "Homeland" parody and more, according to longtime showrunner Al Jean.

TV Legends Revealed: There’s an Unaired

TV Legends Revealed: There’s an Unaired "Simpsons" Episode Where Bart Dies?

This week Brian Cronin pays a visit to Springfield to determine whether there's any truth to the legend that there's an unaired episode of "The Simpsons" in which Bart dies.

TOYING AROUND: Ladies Night!

TOYING AROUND: Ladies Night!

DC's Black And White Harley Quinn statue, Kotobukiya's Supergirl piece, Tomb Raider Minimates, a vinyl Maggie Simpson toy and a Daenerys action figure highlight this week's leading lady edition of TOYING AROUND.

SDCC: It's a United Plankton Swimtacular as Bongo Turns 20

SDCC: It's a United Plankton Swimtacular as Bongo Turns 20

Bongo Comics and United Plankton Pictures teamed up to share news about a "Futurama" digital comics app, as well as upcoming comics featuring The Simpsons, Sergio Aragones and Spongebob Squarepants.

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SDCC: "The Simpsons" Creators Announce "Futurama" Crossover, Tease New Season

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons," creator Matt Groening and executive producer Al Jean announced a "Futurama" crossover, and revealed Gullermo del Toro's opening for this year's "Treehouse of Horror."

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SDCC: "The Simpsons" Will Cross Over with "Family Guy" Next Year

It's finally happening. "The Simpsons" will appear in a fall 2014 episode of "Family Guy in which the Griffin family goes on a road trip and ends up in Springfield where the two FOX families collide.

TOYING AROUND: Licensing Expo Announcements & More SDCC Exclusives

TOYING AROUND: Licensing Expo Announcements & More SDCC Exclusives

New "Man of Steel," "Kick-Ass 2" and "Star Wars" Comic-Con International in San Diego exclusives were revealed this week, while "Guardians of the Galaxy" & "Godzilla" lines were announced at Las Vegas' Licensing Expo.

Springfield Comes to Life in Universal Studios' new

Springfield Comes to Life in Universal Studios' new "Simpsons" Area

Who needs the Kwik-e Mart? Universal Studios Orlando, which has announced plans for an expanded Simpsons-themed area at the park that’ll open this summer. ROBOT 6 has details.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Jupiter's Legacy" Debuts to More Than 100,000

"Jupiter's Legacy" #1 tops 100,000 copies! Matt Groening's mother, Marge Simpson's namesake, passes away. ComicsPRO loses executive director! Irritating convention-panel questions! Plus more!

TV Legends Revealed: Was Krusty Supposed To Be Homer In Disguise?

TV Legends Revealed: Was Krusty Supposed To Be Homer In Disguise?

Brian Cronin pays a visit to Springfield to determine whether "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening originally intended for Krusty the Clown to be Homer Simpson in a wig and makeup.

"The Simpsons" Couch Gag Takes On "Breaking Bad"

"The Simpsons" pays loving homage to AMC's "Breaking Bad," and even has a hilarious reveal at the end tying both shows together. SPINOFF ONLINE has details.

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel, The Strain: March 29 Comic Reel

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel, The Strain: March 29 Comic Reel

"The Office's" B.J. Novak joins "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"! Rumors of another familiar foe in "Man of Steel"! FX moves forward with Guillermo del Torro's "The Strain"! ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spinoff gets a title and stars!

Stan Lee Will Return to

Stan Lee Will Return to "The Simpsons" Next Season

Comics legend Stan Lee will pay another visit to Springfield next season, playing himself in an episode of Fox's "The Simpsons" in which he tries to aid Comic Book Guy's quest for romance.

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Tell Tall Tales in a Brief Time

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Tell Tall Tales in a Brief Time

While many Oscar viewers will focus Sunday night on the best-picture race between "Argo" and "Lincoln," Spinoff's Anna Pinkert will be keeping an eye on the best animated short category.

Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein Bring

Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein Bring "Portlandia" to "The Simpsons"

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein talk about joining Patton Oswalt and The Decemberists to bring a little bit of "Portlandia" to Springfield in Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons."

"Simpsons" Vet Al Jean On Season 24, "Treehouse" and the Show's End

Longtime "Simpsons" writer Al Jean discusses Sunday's season premiere, what to expect from "Treehouse of Horror XXIII," guest stars and what will happen to the promo ad in which Homer casts his vote for president.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "The Rover" Artist Douglas Phillips Passes Away

U.K. artist Douglas Phillips passes away at age 86. Remembering Sergio Toppi. Geoff Johns returns to Michigan to celebrate first Arab-American Green Lantern. "The Simpsons" stamps a flop for U.S. Postal Service! Plus much more!

Lisa and Maggie Simpson Get Inked

Lisa and Maggie Simpson Get Inked

CBR INK chats with Kristina Morgan about her impressive tattoo featuring Lisa and Maggie Simpson from the long-running Fox animated series and the meaning behind it.

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CCI: "The Simpsons" Producers Preview "Treehouse" and Get a Surprise

Creator Matt Groening, star Yeardley Smith and the producers of "The Simpsons" previewed the new "Treehouse of Horror" episode for a CCI audience, answered questions, and were surprised by a special guest.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: More Simpsons!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: More Simpsons!

CSBG's latest Comic Book Easter Eggs has more "Simpsons" in-jokes and references, including when Huntress became Bart Simpson's teacher and the time the Exiles saved the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Wonder Woman's Bracelets & Milhouse

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Wonder Woman's Bracelets & Milhouse

This week, discover the strange origins behind Wonder Woman's silver bracelets and a pagan god based on "The Simpsons'" Milhouse! Also, who - or what - is the Mexican Green Lantern?!?

Comic Book Easter Eggs - A Simpsons Extravaganza!

Comic Book Easter Eggs - A Simpsons Extravaganza!

In this week's comic book Easter eggs, check out three different cameo appearances by the Simpsons, including an especially noteworthy visit to the pages of John Byrne's "Sensational She-Hulk!"

Matt Groening Finally Reveals Location of

Matt Groening Finally Reveals Location of "Simpsons'" Springfield

For nearly a quarter of a century, fans of "The Simpsons" have been been plagued by one nagging question: Where, oh where, is Springfield? Creator Matt Groening finally offers an answer.

Comic Book Easter Eggs - James Bond, S.H.I.E.L.D. & Simpsons

Comic Book Easter Eggs - James Bond, S.H.I.E.L.D. & Simpsons

In the latest edition of CSBG's examination of comics in-jokes and hidden references, James Bond is insulted by S.H.I.E.L.D., "American Vampire" references "The Shining" and an alien Bart Simpson meets the Silver Surfer!

COMIC BOOK EASTER EGGS: Simpsons, Spider-Man, Batman & Superman

COMIC BOOK EASTER EGGS: Simpsons, Spider-Man, Batman & Superman

CSBG's weekly spotlight on comic in-jokes and hidden references takes a look at America's favorite cartoon family showing up in an issue of Spider-Man. Plus a sneaky cameo of Batman and Superman in "Avengers Forever."

Comics A.M. - Matt Groening Donates $500,000 for UCLA Chair

Comics A.M. - Matt Groening Donates $500,000 for UCLA Chair

"The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening endows UCLA animation chair! Michael George's attorney argues for acquittal or new trial! The potential, and pitfalls, of Kickstarter! Jeff Parker's collaboration tips! Plus more!

Tracking

Tracking "The Simpsons Arcade Game's" Long Road to Home Release

After waiting for over two decades, fans can now play Konami's "The Simpsons Arcade Game" in the comfort of their own home. CBR tracks the video game history of Springfield's favorite family, from coin-op to console.

Looking Ahead to 2012's Comic Book Video Games

Looking Ahead to 2012's Comic Book Video Games

From web-slinging with Spider-Man and returning to the Darkness to all-out war on Cybertron and running wild in the streets of Gotham City, CBR presents our guide to 2012's slate of comic book video games.

Gaiman on His

Gaiman on His "Simpsons" Appearance, Teen Lit and Trolls

Author Neil Gaiman talks about lending his voice to this week's episode of "The Simpsons," his thoughts on "Twilight" and teen literature, and his own career. Link Fixed

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