He gave us The Simpsons and Futurama—but it’s been years since Life in Hell author Matt Groening has spawned a brand new cartoon series. Now he’s in talks with Netflix about writing and creating something. But what is it? And could it live up to Futurama’s legacy of erudite weirdness?

Top image: Matt Groening self-portrait.


Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All The Birds in the Sky, coming Jan 26 from Tor Books. Follow her on Twitter, and email her.