Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, about 23 hours ago

    Does he get residuals?

  2. NyukNyuk2000

    NyukNyuk2000 said, about 23 hours ago

    It would be great if there was a Calvin and Hobbes cartoon show, but I don’t think Bill Watterson would like that.

  3. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, about 23 hours ago

    What are the call letters for your TV show, Calvin? ;)

  4. Eyjafjallajokull

    Eyjafjallajokull said, about 23 hours ago

    You mean you SELL your prestige, Calvin.

  5. Yngvar

    Yngvar GoComics PRO Member said, about 22 hours ago

    @NyukNyuk2000

    You don’t need to “think.” He’s made his view on the matter abundantly clear. No cartoon. No merchandising. The strip is the finished product and that’s all.

  6. watmiwori

    watmiwori said, about 21 hours ago

    @ORMouseworks

    KACK-TV.

  7. Number Six

    Number Six said, about 21 hours ago

    I think Hobbes should tell Calvin he’s inside a microwave oven!

  8. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 21 hours ago

    @Yngvar

    Too bad, really. As popular as it was, he could probably swing complete creative control.

  9. Ray49FL

    Ray49FL said, about 21 hours ago

    everybody’s a dreamer and everybody’s a star

  10. unclebewey

    unclebewey said, about 19 hours ago

    @ORMouseworks

    IMODD

  11. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, about 19 hours ago

    He’s just like Gilbert Harding! (“I have indigestion, but I don’t suffer from it”)
    (sorry to those who don’t remember the 1950’s in the UK)

  12. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, about 18 hours ago


    Don’t look now, but I think Calvin has been framed.

    I’m surprised that Calvin even knew what the word
    endorse-ment.



    Click here: B.C. (July 17, 2008)

    B.C. (July 17, 2008)


    Click here: The Argyle Sweater (October 26, 2009)

    The Argyle Sweater (October 26, 2009)


    Click here: Dilbert (March 30, 2011)

    Dilbert (March 30, 2011)


    Click here: Peanuts (August 24, 2004)

    Peanuts (August 24, 2004)

  13. J. Short

    J. Short GoComics PRO Member said, about 17 hours ago

    @Hobbes

    Funny stuff.

  14. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, about 17 hours ago

    Note that what Calvin is describing today is the opposite of Bill Watterson: Simply being seen on TV makes someone a cultural icon, worthy of endorsing commercial products. Bill, on the other hand, prefers not to be recognized by people, and he opposed creating commercial Calvin and Hobbes products, even though he could have benefited from them financially. Bill does not want everyone to know him when they see him, and he does not want everything that he does to somehow become newsworthy.

  15. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, about 17 hours ago

    The Peanuts strip that I posted above has the wrong date on it — August 2004 was when it was rerun in the newspapers (after Charles Schulz died in 2000). The original date of this strip was August 25, 1970, back when groceries were less expensive, and when grocery clerks keyed in the prices on the register rather than electronically scanning the items. Today, because of computer technology, there are even fewer world-famous grocery clerks.

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