The Amazing Colossal Homer
Bart Simpson's Creepy Crawly Tales: "The Collector"
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Well, boy --
How big am I?
Homer Simpson

The Amazing Colossal Homer is the first comic story of Simpsons Comics published in the first issue, Simpsons Comics 1. A reissue was published in 2010 for Simpsons\Futurama Crossover Crisis.


Homer becomes a giant after being hit with an enlarging ray.


Marge puts Homer on a diet for being too overweight, and so he is forced to go without donuts until he loses ten pounds. At the Nuclear Power Plant, Mr. Burns is in his secret underground lab preparing to test Project Y, a youth ray that will make Burns young again. Since the workers' union has given Burns the right to perform biological experiments on them in exchange for an extra 10-minute coffee break, Homer is picked at random and hit with the ray to seemingly no effect.

The next day, Homer tries to get dressed only to find that none of his clothes are fitting. Before Marge or anyone else unserstands it, Homer grows into a giant and marches through Springfield in his underwear. As everybody in the city responds in various forms of panic and awe, Homer is oblivious to his new size and everything around him as he heads to work, unaware that he'll destroy all of Springfield when he steps on the power plant.

The rest of the Simpsons meet with Mayor Quimby, Chief Wiggum, and Mr. Burns in City Hall's war room. Burns' chief scientist Dr. Olberman has developed a serum to shrink Homer, but he only has enough for a single dose. On Lisa's suggestion, beer trucks are driven past Homer to distract him long enough for Olberman to hit Homer with the serum, restoring him to normal size.

After a series of follow-up tests, Homer is returned to his family, and he is also taken off his diet when the results show that he has lost ten pounds . When Mr. Burns demands that he be turned into a giant, however, Smithers tells him that the ray has a horrible side-effect: anybody who is hit by it turns into a balding, obese, donut-obsessed buffoon. Cursing this unfortunate news, Burns orders that research continues. However, he fails to observe Homer's head peering into his office as being 50 feet tall.

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Simpsons Comics Stories 1-50
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The Amazing Colossal Homer | Bart Simpson's Creepy Crawly Tales: "The Collector" | Cool Hand Bart | Patty & Selma's Ill-Fated Romance: My Sister, My Homewrecker! | The Perplexing Puzzle of the Springfield Puma | Krusty, Agent of K.L.O.W.N. | It's In The Cards The Gnarly Adventures Of Busman | When Bongos Collide! | Be-Bop-A-Lisa | Chief Wiggum's Pre-Code Crime Comics: The End of El Barto | The Greatest D'oh! on Earth | McBain Comics: Dead to the Last Drop | I Shrink, Therefore I'm Small | Edna, Queen of the Congo: Jungle Bungle | The Purple Prose of Springfield | Homer Simpson's Pathetic Pal Barney Gumble: Asleep at the Well | Fan-Tasty Island | Apu Nahasapeemapetilon's Kwik-E-Comics: Apu's Incredible 96 Hour Shift (Without Having a Break) | Fallen Flanders | Homer On The Range: The Kwik-E and the Dead! | Survival of the Fattest | White-Knuckled War Stories: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Grunt! | Give Me Merchandising or Give Me Death! | Jimbo Jones' Wedgie Comics: Rebel Without a Clutch | To Heir I$ Homer | Itchy and Scratchy: This Blood's For You | Bongo Cantankerous Coot Classics: Nostalgia Ain't What it Used to Be | A Trip to Simpsons Mountain| Heinous Funnies: Kill 'Er Up With Regular | Waitresses in the Sky | Itchy and Scratchy: Lead it Bleed | Bumblebee Man in: !Ay, que lastima! | What's the Frequency, Simpson? | KrustyCo Presents: Dartin' Around | Headlight Comics: The Dame and the Clown Get Fatty | Bart's Pal, Milhouse: The Quest for Yaz | Don't Cry for Me, Jebediah! | The Artist Formerly Known as Bart | Stand and Deliverance | Little Big Mart | Bart de Triomphe | Reverend Lovejoy's Hellfire Comics: Citizen Shame! | Send in the Clowns | Li'l Homey: Homey Alone | Marge Attacks! | Itchy and Scratchy 0: Game Called Because of Pain | Get off the Bus!
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