Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for March 06, 2009

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    margueritem  over 13 years ago

    Folks, you blew it!

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    attyush  over 13 years ago

    In panel 3, Max was having a heart attack.

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    vaibhavkhandelwal  over 13 years ago

    no use of crying over spilt milk…they actually missed a g8 opportunity

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    pouncingtiger  over 13 years ago

    That was your one chance and missed the perfect time to regain their sanity before Calvin.

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    johnnydoc5  over 13 years ago

    I remember always wanting to stay with relatives when I was younger. It was always different and exciting.

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    Ivy0730Lcsq  over 13 years ago

    I had the same feeling when I was a kid. Alwayz wanted to stay with relatives, outta home made me feel gr8. so free!

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    Yukoner  over 13 years ago

    Max, be careful what you wish for. You might get it.

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    ramchandani_h  over 13 years ago

    hey! isn’t this the only strip in which calvin’s wearing a hooded jacket? Never seen it before or after this again!

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    ramchandani_h  over 13 years ago

    Panel 2 > Uncle Max shaking hands with Calvin…. love the gesture between the two!

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    rentier  over 13 years ago

    To visit uncle Max is a fine aspect and everything before is forgotten!

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    Leonardeuler  over 13 years ago

    attyush says: In panel 3, Max was having a heart attack. I think it was merely a nervous breakdown. He never recovered from it, so he never appeared again in these comics.

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    klittle  over 13 years ago

    Doesn’t every parent sometimes feel like this?

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    Ellsass  over 13 years ago

    But what about Hobbes? He’d have to mail himself to Uncle Max’s house.

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    prasrinivara  over 13 years ago

    Are you sure they were sane prior to having Calvin pouncingtiger?

    johnnydoc5 and Ivy0730Lcsq: I actually can remember an expansion on that–wishing to spend more time (or stay) with certain relatives while wishing to avoid (unsuccessfully, I actually was forced to visit these at their homes) others.

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    Cameloo  over 13 years ago

    Calvin wpuld never be able to get passed security with Uncle Max

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    carmy  over 13 years ago

    So long Max, we hardly knew ya.

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    rawriamadinosaur  over 13 years ago

    Haha I think this is precisely why we don’t see Uncle Max again, too scared that Calvin might try to take advantage of that opportunity again.

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    tirnaaisling  over 13 years ago

    Goodbye Uncle Max have a great life, and tho’ we don’t get to see you again we know you kept in touch with you favorite nephew.

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    bald  over 13 years ago

    i’m surprised that calvin didn’t bring hobbs to the airport to see uncle max off too

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    alexhuama  over 13 years ago

    hasta pronto tío max

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    Unclebup  over 13 years ago

    I’d like to see Calvins imagination take hold of a security pat-down at todays airport. Alien creatures would surround him with all sorts of devices designed to read his mind and extract state secrets.

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    Wildmustang1262  over 13 years ago

    Ha ha ha ha ha ha I love the last panel. I can’t stop laughing about that. Well, so long Uncle Max! Have a safe and sound trip! Come back and visit us some time. I am sure Calvin’s parents think Calvin is such a pester.

    Honey R says: hey! isn’t this the only strip in which calvin’s wearing a hooded jacket?

    Calvin wears a winter jacket with hood.

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    Silverpearl  over 13 years ago

    Comment overload!!

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    fidget360  over 13 years ago

    Honey R: no, he was wearing one when they went to pick him up too. Other than that, though, I think this is the only series besides snow serieses.

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    bmonk  over 13 years ago

    Silverpearl says:

    “Comment overload!!”

    In that case, don’t even dare to look at Pibgorn, Dick Tracey, State of the Union, or other popular strips! :-)

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    redsheri  over 13 years ago

    Anybody notice that these characters have weird looking hands? Look at panel 3! :-)

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    lazygrazer  over 13 years ago

    ”I never get to do anything fun.”

    LOL—That pitiful, self-absorbed attitude is exactly what makes Calvin’s world so constantly chaotic….and so much fun for the rest of us!

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    Radical-Knight  over 13 years ago

    Now Calvin’s mom won’t be so tolerant.

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    Northwoodser  over 13 years ago

    Poor Calvin. Never gets to do anything fun.

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    Sueharper  over 13 years ago

    It’s interesting to note that Hobbes never made an appearance while Uncle Max was visiting. Wonder what he thinks of Max?

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    ldyhwkd  over 13 years ago

    Thewatercolorist says: Hobbes never made an appearance while Uncle Max was visiting. Wonder what he thinks of Max?

    Actually - he did when Max first arrived. Max said he had “a killers eye” and I believe Hobbes was quite impressed.

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    JonD17  over 13 years ago

    Ellsass says: But what about Hobbes?

    I, too, was shocked that Calvin could just waltz off like that without thinking of Hobbes! The probably would have had to turn the plane around on the taxiway.

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    PaulAtreides  over 13 years ago

    comment overload? that only happens during religious debates. anyway, its a really funny strip. calvin’s parents almost thought they could be alone for a second lol

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    SlyGuy54  over 13 years ago

    I am SO surprised Mom and Dad would EVER want some time without Calvin…

    I will miss Max. He added something new. Turns out Calvin and Max developed quite the friendship.

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    zombiedragon  over 13 years ago

    Goodbye, Uncle Max.

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    tabbylynn  over 13 years ago

    so long uncle max. we are going to miss you. calvin is so cute in his hoddie. sha.

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    Ivy0730Lcsq  over 13 years ago

    Mom and Dad often disscussed about the ‘huge’ cost to raise Calvin lol and at one time they needed a babysitter while they went out, they laughed at quite out loud, cuz they will away from Calvin for a while, even just couple hours, that’s tough!

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