8 May 2009

Simpsons star on new stamps in US

12:57 pm on 8 May 2009

America's most famous dysfunctional TV cartoon family are to be on a set of commemorative stamps issued by the US Postal Service.

One billion stamps featuring The Simpsons will be issued across the US to mark the 20th season of the comedy.

It is the first time a TV series has been the sole subject of a stamp set in the United States.

Series creator Matt Groening designed the stamps.