Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes

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  1. DerkinsVanPelt218

    DerkinsVanPelt218 said, over 4 years ago

    I don’t know why Alley Oop has been kept going for 70 years. I feel it should have died with Lee Harvey Oswald.

    I am glad Watterson ended this strip at its peak instead of trying to shoehorn unfunny and dated material in like so many other cartoonists.

  2. Catnat

    Catnat said, about 4 years ago

    This is particularly funny because the strip shows just a bunch of xeroxed talking heads.

  3. Calvinfan11c

    Calvinfan11c said, about 4 years ago

    I like how he tried to break that comic barrier, I really like “Pearls Before Swine” because it does it all the time.

    Insert shameless plug here: If you like Calvin and Hobbes, got read “Pearls Before Swine” Patsis is the best comic strip out right now in my own opinion.

  4. fishbulb239

    fishbulb239 said, almost 4 years ago

    Ink Pen and Sherman’s Lagoon are also pretty fantastic and well worth following. Though I disagree with Derkins – I wish that Watterson had kept at it until the quality actually did start to decline.

  5. Sandy Shore

    Sandy Shore said, almost 3 years ago


    Yes! Except that each box is ever so slightly different. So we must ask ourselves… are they really xeroxed?

  6. Sandy Shore

    Sandy Shore said, almost 3 years ago

    (And I think the answer is no).

  7. yow4zip

    yow4zip GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Is this the one and only mention of Grandpa?

  8. bmonk

    bmonk said, over 2 years ago

    I know other people who take the comics pretty seriously. . . .

  9. LadyBlanc

    LadyBlanc said, over 2 years ago


    No, there was also the time he left his cigarettes that Calvin was allowed to smoke—to show why he never wants to do it again.

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