Arts Comics Creators G Groening, Matt
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American cartoonist (b. 1954) whose syndicated strip Life in Hell began in 1980 as an obscure weekly comic in the Los Angeles Reader, where he worked as an editor. Groening moved into animation in 1985, developing The Simpsons as a series of shorts for The Tracey Ullman Show, and then as a regular series. Following the worldwide success of The Simpsons, Groening published a line of Simpsons comics and produced another animated show, Futurama, while continuing to draw Life in Hell.

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Salon: Matt Groening
Extended profile describing the artist's early career, his development of The Simpsons and Futurama, and his ongoing struggles with network executives. (January 30, 2001)
Metroactive Arts: Matt Groening
Previously unpublished interview from 1986, on Life in Hell, bad jobs, and music. (November 02, 2000)
Mother Jones: Matt Groening
Interview by Brian Doherty on the development of Futurama, financial success, and a copyright dispute with the ACLU. (March 01, 1999)

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