- This article is about the character. For the guest star, see John Swartzwelder.
| John Swartzwelder
| Character Information
|| Male ♂
|| Writer, author
| First Appearance:
|| "The Front"
John Swartzwelder is a writer for The Itchy & Scratchy Show when Abraham Simpson started writing episodes. He wrote the book How to Get Rich Writing Cartoons.
Swartzwelder was Lionel Hutz's surprise witness while Bart was trying to get the framed Itchy drawing. He also attends Krusty's funeral with Kermit the Frog.
He was an attendee of the Maison Derriere and was later committed into Calmwood Mental Hospital, with people campaigning for his release.
There is a statue of him on a horse outside the Courthouse and a picture of him is on the wall of a restaurant in Springfield.
He was also on Krusty's blimp before it crashed.