Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes

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  1. Susie Derkins D:

    Susie Derkins D: said, 2 months ago

    Calvin your parents aren’t dumb.

  2. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, 2 months ago

    It took Batman awhile, also:
    “I’m Bru… Batman.”

  3. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, 2 months ago

    @leftwingpatriot

    LOL!

  4. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 2 months ago

    Gotta figure out a better way to do things, Calvin! ;)

  5. ShortStraw

    ShortStraw said, 2 months ago

    and yet superman gets away with it with a simple comb over

  6. Hobbes

    Hobbes GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago


    Some of the shorter superheroes need to use stools.

    Notice that Calvin’s phone still has a dial on it.

  7. Hobbes
  8. cloudy now

    cloudy now said, 2 months ago

    These days kids have it even harder – your name/number displays when you’re calling.

  9. Number Six

    Number Six said, about 1 month ago

    Personally I was Steve Austin.

    (Never got the action figure though – sigh…)

  10. Jeff H

    Jeff H said, about 1 month ago

    @ShortStraw

    Never underestimate the power of the comb-over…

  11. KSfarmgirl

    KSfarmgirl said, about 1 month ago

    We had a crank phone- had to crank it once to get the operator. We gave her the name of the person we were calling and she connected us. We were on a party line and heard all the rings and could call someone just by cranking their number- 3 longs and a short or what ever their ring was. I was in Jr Hi when the dial system was installed.

  12. packratjohn

    packratjohn said, about 1 month ago

    @KSfarmgirl

    My dad worked for the phone company from 1950 on. I remember the phones he worked with, and especially the party line. Where in KS are you located? I ask because I live on the KS-MO line, literally on State Line Rd. I tell people I have my topsoil flown in from Kansas every day.

  13. aicarrie1

    aicarrie1 said, about 1 month ago

    @ShortStraw

    If you’re a superhero, it helps if you live in a town where all of the people are stupid.

  14. TXPAScot

    TXPAScot said, about 1 month ago

    Why do you think Clark Kent worked for a newspaper?

  15. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    The old style phones. Calvin’s Dad in an unspecified office job in the big city. All these things may date the strip- but it doesn’t matter; it still works better than a lot of current strips trying to make the humor ‘about’ new technology. Watterson was simply using the props that were needed, traditional and recognizable.

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