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UPDATED (8/31): The navigation update has been completed.

Thanks to website powerhouses Guy Incognito and phalen180, the figure navigation in the World of Springfield Database has improved ... read more

Look ! A Robot ! Time for an interview with another SCS member, this time it's 20 Questions with sideshow nay (the unmistakable). Make sure you check out the SCS Magazine for more 20 Questions Interviews.

Michael Crawford's back again with another look at a new TRU exclusive: the new Bowling Alley Playset, which is just beginning to pop up at Toys 'R Us stores. It's not quite breakfast, it's not quite lunch, but it comes with figures of Jacques and Marge at the end. You don't get quite what you would get with a regular playset, but you get a good toy. Check out his site to see some great close up images and read his complete review (located in the cartoon review section for the date 8/30/2002 if it's not on the front page).

Party Like the NYE Set is $19.99

Michael Crawford MWC and Playmates Toys have provided us with an image of the upcoming Family New Year's Eve playset, a Toys 'R Us exclusive. Larger "detail" images are in the release guide entry for the set.

The TRU SKN# for this item is 545816 and the retail price should be $34.99. Amazon preorders have sold out but may become available again in the future.

Grant's Toys is now known as JGP Toys and as such has a new URL - http://www.jgptoys.com. Same owner, same products (including lots of general Simpsons merchandise) - just a new name and location!

MWC Gets A Strike!

UPDATE (8/30): This set is now available in the Times Square store.

Staff member Michael Crawford MWC is once again one of the very first people to find a new World of Springfield product! This time its the Toys 'R Us exclusive Marge and Jacques Bowling Alley Playset. The retail price is $29.99. This sighting was found in the Dearborn, Michigan TRU. Collectors around the country should expect to see these showing up very soon!

Pewter Chess Set Arrives at Sunway Co

Mark Tarses from Sunway Co. sent out the following update today, including news on the Simpsons Pewter Chess Set:... read more

Our WoS Price Guide has been updated with new values, and the WoS Checklist updated with changed Item Codes. Please verify that your "on order" and "owned" columns are still accurate after the Item Code changes.

Time for another spotlight on an SCS member, this time it's 20 Questions with Yodelin El. Make sure you check out the SCS Magazine for this and all of our past 20 questions interviews. If you're an SCS member and are interested in participating in 20 questions, be sure to check out our Message Board for more information.

According to Diamond Comics' weekly shipping list, the following Simpsons items will be shipping this Wednesday to comic stores and other retailers who ordered them:

STAR04974 SIMPSONS COMICS #9 $2.25

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