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Calvin and Hobbes for June 12, 2012

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    rentier GC Insider over 6 years ago

    Mom has lost all her appetite now!!

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    kittenpah  over 6 years ago

    That did it for HER dinner.

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    Vandal00  over 6 years ago

    I know where that jar’s going, and it isn’t in the sink.

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    WW2 Marine Veteran  over 6 years ago

    That just about helped me to lose my appetite.

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    Timberwolves88  over 6 years ago

    Be proud mum! Btw, anyone knows mother’s name?

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    Donriess  over 6 years ago

    @GretchensMomThanks for posting the Calvin Ball rules yesterday! That was awesome!!!

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    GrimmaTheNome  over 6 years ago

    Watterson’s genius is that he can remember the thought processes of a small child which most of us shed.

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    rolleg  over 6 years ago

    That must have been before dishwashing machines. But not before garbage cans.

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    John Davis  over 6 years ago

    There’s a Zappa for that (as opposed to there’s an app for that): It’s called Let’s Make the Water Turn Black.

    Maybe some kind soul will post the link for me.

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    Well, Dogs, here it is.

    You know, I’ve taught you how to do this two times already.

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    bluram  over 6 years ago

    That’s ’snot phunny!

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    Phapada  over 6 years ago

    ewwww……

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    watmiwori  over 6 years ago

    Make a good sauce for the stewed monkey brains….

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    YatInExile GC Insider over 6 years ago

    Good thing I read this before breakfast…

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    J Short GC Insider over 6 years ago

    Hopefully, they’re not eating scrambled eggs.

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    Crossfire905 GC Insider over 6 years ago

    “Tons o’ snot” is a palindrome.

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    alan.gurka  over 6 years ago

    I’m sure mom will decide that that jar is disposable and need not be washed.

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    Sandy Shore  over 6 years ago

    Ugh… BOYS!

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    Aaberon  over 6 years ago

    Today, Stripmates – you ALL SHINE! I’ll check back later to see who glowed the brightest.

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    Whitecamry  over 6 years ago

    “The snot I sneeze” … that should be a song title.

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    Sandy Shore  over 6 years ago

    Time for a coughee break.

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    Vonne Anton  over 6 years ago

    Are those scrambled eggs? Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference. (Ok, maybe snot is a little greener…)

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    bvallinino  over 6 years ago

    Whe Calvin sneezed, he thought it was an oyster but it’s “snot”.

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    darkman12  over 6 years ago

    warning .dont eat around Calvin,lol

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    Puddleglum2  over 6 years ago

    Calvin’s impropriety is a jar …wide open, even! (Snagglepuss)

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    Number Three  over 6 years ago

    Poor Poor Mum.

    Ewwwwwww, Calvin!

    LOL xxx

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    Hephaesta  over 6 years ago

    When you’re dancing with your honeyAnd your nose is kinda runnyAnd you think it’s sorta funnyBut it’s snot.

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    jeremy0203  over 6 years ago

    I’ve been reading and enjoying this strip for many years and the over-riding and dominant theme as far as I can discern, is; why did Calvin’s parents have a child? Did they expect him to pop fully grown, mature, and adult like from the womb? They never play with him or take any interest in his amazing imagination and creativity. It’s really feels like a case of “us against him,” the little brat! Can anyone deny that there’s a lot of parents in this world who are totally unprepared and unrealistic about what having children involves? For one thing, children are expensive, they cost a lot of money. How many parents seem to be taken by surprise by this and resent their children for it? For another thing, children are childish and that can be fun or be hateful, depending on your point of view. They can bring out a grown-up’s sense of play and fun or they can bring out the WC Fields in them and evoke the toxic criticism and sarcasm that Calvin’s father always shows or the “oh go away, go outside and play in traffic” attitude that his mother has. Children also are very needy and dependent, (doh), and yet so many parents want to do what they want to do and blame the children that they brought into the world for needing so much and so often. Calvin’s parents should have stayed child-less in my opinion but they didn’t and so Calvin is very alone in the world and has had to create a friend from his fantasies, much like many, many other children whose parents are emotionally still children. Is it possble that if all children were properly and intelligently nurtured that our world wouldn’t be such a messed up place? Or is that a childish, silly, point of view? Has Watterson ever discussed his motives and background for Calvin’s family dynamic? It feels a lot like many I’ve seen, including my own.

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    sterling3 GC Insider over 6 years ago

    This is the best Calvin and Hobbes strip ever! I remember reading it when I was 10 and it still slays me.

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    tcity  over 6 years ago

    One of my favs!

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    lebron  over 6 years ago

    I see now why Calvin’s parents are so skinny. Can’t have much of an appetite at that table.

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    coffeeturtle  over 6 years ago

    what a face she made in the first panel! LOL!

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    ratlum  over 6 years ago

    Dinner chat ?

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    Pirate Mike creator over 6 years ago

    Oh, wow. Beyond gross. Nice.

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    rentier GC Insider over 6 years ago

    Where is Hobbes today, has he fleed!

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    Spyderred  over 6 years ago

    Mom needs to avoid visible reactions. Six-year-olds are always fascinated with bodily.fluids of all sorts.

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    khpage  over 6 years ago

    Calvin has been watching too many Ren & Stimpy cartoons…

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    mistressamethyst  over 6 years ago

    Back to the jar…Calvin why don’t you give it to Suzie? (is Suzie spelled right?)

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    JP Steve  over 6 years ago

    Read bizaker’s post again s/he nailed it!

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    margueritem  over 6 years ago

    SNERK!!

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    arye uygur  over 6 years ago

    The fact that Calvin’s parents bought him a toy tiger to be his companion shows their love for Calvin.

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    cookies333  over 6 years ago

    Make Calvin clean it himself! : )

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    Edward Rozanski GC Insider over 6 years ago

    No one’s wondering how much Calvin could have possibly saved up?

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    voluspaa  over 6 years ago

    Mom’s face in p1 is priceless. This is one of my favourite Calvin strips.

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    Snoopy_Fan  over 6 years ago

    YOU might think it’s funny, but it’s snot…

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    ratlum  over 6 years ago

    Come on you guys,it must be an awful small jar ?Awful small boy.

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    khpage  over 6 years ago

    OK Mom – time to rummage around in the closet and get out the Haz-Mat suit…

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    Hobbs4president  about 6 years ago

    Awesome! Top 50 Calvin and Hobbes!

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