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The Kidrobot Matt Groening Vinyl Toy Pays Homage an American Icon

By: Matt Ho - Published: Jan 28, 2012 • References: kidrobot and highsnobiety
Fans of The Simpsons have gotten several figures of their favorite characters, but it's time for the creator of the iconic show to have the spotlight; this opportunity if offered with the Kidrobot Matt Groening Vinyl Toy.

The popular toy brand is ditching Springfield's residents in favor of the man who created them. The Kidrobot Matt Groening Vinyl Toy shows off the illustrator/screenwriter's trademark gray hair and mustache that he's known for. Adorned on the body is a red and black jacket featuring the entire Simpson's family on the back. On the left hand is a pencil, and on the right is a rough outline sketch of the always lovable Homer.

The figure's release is set up to coincide with The Simpson's 500th episode set to air in February. The official release date is February 9.