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Rick from New Force Comics has sent out his latest Simpsons update. Series 10 is on the water and he should be shipping them out within 3-4 weeks. He will be sending receipts with the figures so that customers can use them for the Be-Sharps Homer offer. He also noted that he still has some School Buses in stock for $19.99.

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

JUL021872	BART SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #8	$3.50
King Homer Reunited with Marge

phalen180 shows you how to unite King Homer with his teeny Marge in this 30 Second Custom magazine article.

Eye On eBay: Series 10 In Hand

eBay seller dreamtoyspower had in-hand auctions up for the Series 10 figures and playsets, giving us our first look at them in the package. It is interesting to note that these are in the packaging for Irwin Toys, Canada's distributor of the WoS line. This seller is from Hong Kong and likely got a case direct from the factory. Collectors should expect to see this series in stores soon.

Dark Horse has pushed back the release date of the Blinky Squishy toy to February of 2003. Blinky was to have been released this month.

Boxing Homer Is Back in the Ring (with PP Moe and CCBG!)

UPDATE (10/1): Pin Pal Moe and CCBG were also made available in damaged boxes. There are NO more Boxing Homers, Pin Pal Moes or CCBGs available as of this writing.

Wizard World is offering limited quantities of the ToyFare exclusive Boxing Homer in a damaged box for $19.99 through their online store. Thanks to Patrick McDuffee for the heads up.

WoSDB Updated: TRU Exclusives

The World of Springfield Database has been updated with images, phrases and other data for the three newest Toys 'R Us exclusive environments: Ironic Punishments, Bowling Alley and Main Street. Because of the new "different phrases on different pegs" feature of the Main Street playset, the formatting of the phrase information has also been updated. If you have recently purchased any of these sets, don't forget to update your WoS Checklist.

More Misadventures With MWC

Michael Crawford checks in again with his latest Simpsons review. This time Michael joins the Misadventures of Homer to review Hamilton's Gone Fission statue. Be sure to check out MWC's site to read his complete review and see some great pictures of the statue (located in the cartoon review section for the date 9/18/2002 if it's not on the front page).

Due to a minor technical SNAFU this morning, we've done a reset of all of the website accounts' passwords. You should have an email in your mailbox with a reminder of your username and your new password.

If you experience trouble logging in to the site, please make sure that you are using the new password or that you have logged in with the new password and then changed it accordingly. Our deepest apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.

Amazon Announces New Year's Set Delay

Amazon preorders have received an emailing stating that the TRU exclusive Simpsons New Year's Eve 5-Pack has been pushed back to November 30, 2002. This is just slightly delayed from their original projection. No reason was given, but it might be due to a retooling on Playmates end.

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