The Bids Are All Right

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The Bids Are All Right
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Comic Story information
Released: February 2013
Comic series: Simpsons Comics
Pages: 22
Written by: Chuck Dixon

The Bids Are All Right is a Simpsons Comics story that appears in Simpsons Comics #199.


"Inspired by the current crop of trash-to-treasure reality shows, Homer raids the family storage unit looking for a valuable artifact. However, Homer is about to find out that his road to riches is paved with a lot of worthless junk."


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Marge is painting the living room while Homer watch Bin Divers which gives him the idea to take the kids to their storage unit. Homer takes Abe with him and they start searching at the storage. They find a clock and Abe tell them at he got it from Hermann Goring just because he let him live during World War II. Homer realizes that it must be worth something and Homer trying to find out how much it is worth, Comic Book Guy offers him a photo of Greedo with an autographed by Brent Spiner. Herman will not want it and an antiques shop can give them 50 dollar in store credit. Homer think that they offer is bad and goes to Moe's, where he tries to evaluate the clock. Lisa tell him at they should ask after professional help. Homer sees a commercial for The Antiques Carvan and let them evaluate the clock. They tell him at its priceless which making Homer angry for he thinks then it is not worth anything. Homer visiting the Pawn Shop for he trusts them, where their clock expert value it to half a million, but they offer only ten dollars for it, which Homer does not accept. Homer tries to sell it at auction and starts to wheel the bid but made it too high so he is forced to buy it back.

Homer then tries to sell it to the Attic Snoopers, Lisa suggests that they can take it to the museum as she wanted for a while. The museum tells him about the clocks origin but they can not buy it but wants him to donate it, which he did not accept. Marge is still painting when Homer comes home with the kids. Homer gets there a phone call from a buyer and he drive away with the kids to meet him. The buyer, Howard Hughes Junior want the clock for two million dollars but when they meet they get shot and forced to flee, but Hughes promises them that he will contact them again. Marge has finished with her painted and is visited by a lady who says that it's her father's old clock so Marge gives her it, which is hanging in the living room. Homer comes home and tells Marge that they found a buyer for two million dollars but she is forced to admit that she had given the clock away. The old lady turns out to sell it to Mr. Burns who pay them and destroy the clock because he is now the owner of the last piece of the model.


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