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First Look, Books.. and More

Simpsons News — Posted 27 Jan, 2003 by Scott

Hey fans, some new product news heading your way to start your week. Let's start with something new from Spencer Gifts. Right now their website carries a very cool throw. The Simpsons World Throw carries the family in the center and features other characters all around. It's very large 50"x60" and costs $39.99.

Next up are the 3 new books up for pre-order on First of these is titled The Simpsons: Photographs by David Levinthal, a book by David Levinthal and introduction by Matt Groening. Retail value for this one is $39.95 and is availble in May 2003. We're guessing it's a book of pictures on our favorite family. Next one up is The Trivial Simpsons 2004 by Matt Groening. This "trivia" book is scheduled to be released for June 2003 and retails for $12.99. The final book is Leaving Springfield: The Simpsons and the Possibility of Oppositional Culture, a book by John Alerti. This book is "A study of the landmark television program "The Simpsons" which focuses on the show's dual roles as subversive political satire and mainstream mass media hit." This book is set to be released in June 2003 and will retail for $21.95.

Finally we have a first look for you available from the people at Direct from the Toy Fair UK is the B-Sharps Apu figure. If you don't already know the figure is the exclusive which you recieve when you send in 4 UPCs from the Series 11 figures and environment to Playmates. As shown the figure does come in a box with the new design on it which was started in Series 11. This is the second B-Sharps figure and exclusive figure done by Playmates Toys to be sent out when sending in the UPCs.

Babyyy on la la.

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