Bongo Blog

Who are you and what do you do/what have you done with Bongo? 

I am Mary Trainor, a writer and an art director. I have written stories and done some layouts for Bongo.


Who is your favorite Bongo character in general? Okay, now who is your favorite Bongo character to write? And what character, if any, always poses a problem for you?

Lisa Simpson. I find it a real problem to write for Maggie. She is so hopelessly immature.


What inspires you in your Bongo endeavors?

Bill Morrison’s folksy bromides.


If you ended up in Springfield on vacation, what would you want to visit?

The Museum of Sadness and Oppression.


What’s your favorite comic book sound effect?

THWACK!!! (Remember kids: One exclamation mark or three. Never two.)


Do you have a favorite Bongo story?

Yes. I do.


What would you most like Marge to cook for your dinner tonight?

Buttered noodles with some homemade Pepsi.