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Matt Groening’s brilliant pre-Simpsons weekly comic strip Life in Hell has been running since 1977. The strip above (number 1669), published last Friday, was the last.


“I’ve had great fun, in a Sisyphean kind of way, but the time has come to let Binky and Sheba and Bongo and Akbar and Jeff take some time off,” Groening, 58, said by email.

‘Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening ends ‘Life in Hell,’ comic that started it all (Poynter)