The Comic Book Guy, a character in "The Simpsons" (1989) is a version of what Matt Groening considers himself to be like.
Graduate of Lincoln High School - Portland, Oregon
Two sons - Homer (born in 1991), Abe (born in 1993).
Many members of the Simpson family are named for members of his own family: Homer, Marge, Maggie, Lisa, and Patty. In order to avoid insulting another family member by making him the namesake of a Simpsons character, he left Homer's father unnamed. The writers of the show named him Abraham. Coincidentally, Groening's own middle name is Abram. In 1993, he named his second son Abe
Bat Groening / Mad Matt Groening / Mad Groening / Malevolent Matt Groening / Matt ''Mildly Frightening'' Groening / Matt ''Scary Nickname'' Groening / Matt 'El Monstro' Groening / Matt 'Merchandising' Groening / Mummified Matt Groening / Wotsa Matta U. Groening / The Rock Bottom Remainders
"I'm a writer who just happens to draw"
Cartooning is for people who can't quite draw and can't quite write. You combine the two half-talents and come up with a career.
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