The Simpsons - Matt Groening Ends Cartoon Strip
The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has pulled the plug on his syndicated U.S. cartoon strip Life in Hell after 32 years.
The cartoonist's regular spot helped him secure a TV slot for The Simpsons, but he insists he doesn't have time to create the weekly strip.
He says, "Thirty two years is a long time to do it. I love the characters, I love doing it, but it was just time."
At the height of its popularity, Life in Hell was distributed to 379 newspapers. The final strip ran on 15 June (12).