Each artist apes the conventions expected from each motif. Nina Matsumoto and Andrew Pepoy unleash the speed lines and bug eyes to fill the black and white manga. Because the Simpsons must look specific, the story here is far less homogenous than other manga. The French story bears the detail, delicateness and wide shots typically ascribed to the works, and in this story Templeton, with Pepoy and the candy-coats of Art Villanueva, dares to vary the look of the Simpsons to better mesh them to French stereotypes. The Bart-Bart story notes the dots for eyes and the cowlick that's Tin-Tin's signature. John Delaney, with Pepoy, for the Mexican story imbues certain members of the Simpsons clan with a casual sensuality and overly dramatizes shadows to compliment hammy performances. Ole! Read Full Review
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