In our continuing series of Cool Stuff features which began with what f if Charlie Brown cartoonist Charles Schulz created the Watchmen, continued with what if Dennis The Menace cartoonist Hank Ketcham created The Fantastic Four, we now bring you -
What if The Simpsons/Futurama creator Matt Groening created Hellboy.
The catch here is that the sketch was actually done by
Matt Groening himself actually it turns out that it was done by David Au, one of the Futurama animators. It was included in the Hellboy comic book which was distributed on Free Comic Book Day 2008.
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Okay, so we all know that Bart Simpson gets naked in The Simpsons Movie. They showed part of the scene in the trailer where Bart rides through town in his baby suit, cleverly concealed by strategically-placed props ala Austin Powers. But did you know that we get to see Bart’s ding dong? I’m serious. Reports from a ten minute screening in London last week say that after the elaborate Austin Power sequence, “the audience gets a full view of his private parts through a gap in a hedge.” Series creator Matt Groening, who was in attendance, says he expects many complaints. But will the MPAA allow cartoon nudity?
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As you probably know, Back to the Future is (sadly) OUT, and The Simpsons are now IN at Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando. The new Simpsons ride is due in both theme parks next spring. This really amusing quote comes from series creator Matt Groening.
“The ride is designed to duplicate the ‘Simpsons’ home-viewing experience, only at high speed and with lots of screaming,” creator Matt Groening said in a statement.