Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes

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  1. DerkinsVanPelt218

    DerkinsVanPelt218 said, about 6 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, over 5 years ago

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

  3. Calvinfan11c

    Calvinfan11c said, over 5 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, over 5 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, over 4 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, over 4 years ago

    (And I think the answer is no).

  7. yow4zip

    yow4zip GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Is this the one and only mention of Grandpa?

  8. bmonk

    bmonk said, about 4 years ago

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

  9. LadyBlanc

    LadyBlanc said, over 3 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.

  10. tdoug1

    tdoug1 said, over 1 year ago

    I’ve worked for Xerox for over 15 years now.

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