Calvin is named for a sixteenth-century theologian who believed in predestination. Most people assume that Calvin is based on a son of mine, or based on detailed memories of my own childhood. In fact, I don't have children, and I was a fairly quiet, obedient kid-almost Calvin's opposite.
Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for Jul 19, 2017 | GoComics.com
Calvin and Hobbes follows the humorous antics of Calvin, a precocious, mischievous and adventurous six-year-old boy, and Hobbes, his sardonic stuffed tiger. Set in the contemporary suburban United States, the strip depicts Calvin's frequent flights of fancy and his friendship with Hobbes.
Postal Service celebrated five newspaper comic strips by dedicating the Sunday Funnies stamps today. The 44-cent First-Class stamps honor comic strips: Archie, Beetle Bailey, Dennis the Menace, Garfield and Calvin and Hobbes.
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Cartoonist Bill Watterson was notoriously averse to merchandising his wildly successful comic, . He wasn't interested in saturating the market with Calvin key chains or stuffed Hobbes dolls. He wouldn't even approve animated specials based on his comic strip. And so, apart from books containing reprints of the original strips, official Calvin And Hobbes merchandise is virtually nonexistent today.
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes [Bill Watterson] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this three ...
We've re-launched Progressive Boink, friends! Our new front page is here. Hope you enjoy. Hundreds of comic strips have been published in newspapers. The majority are terrible, and almost all the rest are mediocre. There have been maybe four or five good comic strips in the history of the world.
While growing up, Calvin's imagination always kept him sane. He didn't have many friends, so he created one. As he got older, he tried to leave childish things behind. But his imagination had a different plan. This is a fan-made trailer devoted to our favorite comic strip. We are deliberately not monetizing the video in honor of Bill Watterson.
THE WAIT was worth it. Bill Watterson, that master of timing, waited decades to give a truly in-depth interview. As he did with his beloved strip, the "Calvin and Hobbes" creator knows when and how to aim for, and deliver, the exceptional.
On an unseasonably warm day in April 1954, hundreds of women in cowboy hats gathered outside Tupperware's Florida headquarters to dig for buried treasure. There, in a nearby swampy area dubbed the "Forest of Spades," 600 shovels stood at the ready. The excitement was palpable.