How to Go to Hell: A Cartoon Book by Matt Groening

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9780007180240: How to Go to Hell: A Cartoon Book by Matt Groening

Find out how in the hell to get to Hell in Matt Groening’s indispensable collection of comic strips on which ‘The Simpsons’ was based.

This handy compendium of creepy cartoons won’t pay your taxes, bring you true love, or help you achieve nirvana, but it will help you cope with the hell we call life with a few more giggles and snorts.

With dozens of hints for the hellbound, this sizzling smorgasbord of a book featuring Blinky, Bongo, Sheba, Akbar and Jeff is just the thing if you’re in Hell, from Hell, going to Hell or hellbent.

Life in Hell was the syndicated newspaper cartoon strip by Matt Groening which ran in the States during the 80s and early 90s. Asked to turn the characters into TV animation, Groening instead developed The Simpsons, retaining many of the characteristics of Binky, Bongo, Sheba, Jeff and Akbar in the series. In a world where The Simpsons and Futurama are as popular as ever, these hellish cartoons featuring Matt Groening’s zany brand of comic genius are simply gold dust.

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Review:

“America’s sharpest cartoon strip” Observer

“Hilarious, wise and subversive” Newsday

“No other cartoonist these days is more fatalistic – or funnier” Booklist

“The jokes hit too close to home” LA Times

“Groening’s wit is double-edged, cutting ferociously from hilarity to painful, recognizable truth” Saturday Review

“Funniest, most sneakily radical strip in the country” Village Voice

About the Author:

Matt Groening is the genius behind ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Futurama’. Which says it all really.

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