This collection sees Lisa having trouble with the baby-sitting
union, Homer battling mutant Thanksgiving turkeys and there's
chaos as Grandpa finds himself at the controls of a tank in
some of the stories that have previously appeared in The
Simpsons Comics. As you'd expect, most of them are not
a patch on the animated TV series. However, it does have its
the funniest inclusion, or at least the one that could well
have been taken straight from an episode of the TV show, is
Homer Vs. The Wallpaper. Here, the head of the Simpson's
household has taken it upon himself to do a spot of home improvement.
is a notable lack of Bart based stories, which is a shame.
This is criminal, especially when there are two Flanders based
stories. The story that concludes the collection revolves
around Waylon Smithers. May be at half the length it would
have been fun but as it stands it is a little dull.
illustrations are spot on (but then that's no difficult feat),
it's just a shame the writing doesn't come up to scratch.
entertaining enough, this is by no means an essential purchase
for Simpsons fans.
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