Jeff Labrecque
April 01, 2009 AT 09:46 PM EDT

Homer Simpson is about to go postal, and for once, Bart’s neck will not feel his wrath. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the U.S. Postal Service will immortalize Springfield’s first family on five 44-cent first-class mail stamps to honor the show’s 20th season. An unveiling is scheduled for April 9.

I’ve never been much of a philatelist, but you can bet I’ll be hoarding stamp-sized Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie with the mouth-breathing fervor of Comic-Book Guy. But why so stingy, Mailman? Just five stamps?  There are literally dozens of Springfield characters to honor. Personally, I demand that my income tax return is delivered with a C. Montgomery Burns stamp. In addition, throw in stamps for Disco Stu, Cletus the Slackjawed Yokel, Mayor Quimby, and yes, the late-great Frank Grimes, and I promise not to release the hounds.

How about you, PopWatchers? What other characters from the Springfield universe deserve a stamp?


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