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Not due for release in the U.S. until August 6th, the Season 2 DVD has apparently been spotted in at least one Forbidden Planet location in the United Kingdom. SCS moderator The Skoot picked one up and reviewed it here. As we mentioned in a previous news item, some DVD reviewers in the U.S. have also gotten their lucky hands on advanced copies.

MWC: You Shot Who In the What, Now?

Michael Crawford reviews the new Assortment E playsets: Police Station with Eddie and Springfield Retirement Castle with Jasper. Be sure to check out his site to read his complete review (located in the cartoon review section for the date 7/5/2002 if it's not on the front page).

Faces of Springfield In Package Images

UPDATE 7/7: Burns and Homer in package images added!

Kenny from Forbidden Planet sent us some great scans of the upcoming Faces of Springfield line (due out in about 5 weeks). Check out the release guide entry to see more. The Faces of Springfield line will be available from scifiwarehouse.com as well as through the Forbidden Planet retail stores.

UPDATE: We're back up! That was quick!

The SCS message board seems to be temporarily down. We will notify you when it comes back up.

Candid Photos From the Tunnel of Love

Members evilhomer777 and Moosedump have provided us with carded and scale comparison images (respectively) of the new Basic Fun windups of Bowling Homer and Mr. Burns and Smithers in a "Tunnel of Love" ride.

Target is clearing out older World of Springfield stock with playsets priced at $14.99 and figures priced at $4.99. This does NOT apply to the new Series 9 / Asst. E figures and sets. Happy hunting!

According to retailer Things From Another World, the Pop-Out People series from Dark Horse Comics has been cancelled. Of the original 10 planned for production, the remaining four (#3, #6, #9, and #10) will not be produced. No word yet on the reason for the cancellation.

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