Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for July 22, 2013

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    ratlum  over 9 years ago

    I wish you would let some one else write it Calvin.

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    rentier  over 9 years ago

    It’s right time for revision!

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    Hawthorne  over 9 years ago

    Seems to be the order of the day, Calvin might as well be in on it. Oh … yeah, he is, on a daily basis! lol!

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    margueritem  over 9 years ago

    Sounds about right.

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    Phapada  over 9 years ago

    can Hobbes write too…?

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    Linguist  over 9 years ago

    Danae’s soulmate

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    bluskies  over 9 years ago

    Brilliant analysis; somewhat questionable conckusion.

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    TheSkulker  over 9 years ago

    Panel three is so right on!

    Can you imagine what the history books would say if Hitler had succeeded?
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    watmiwori  over 9 years ago


    The winners write the history. Or re-write it. Or inmany cases DON’T write it!


    But if someone else wrote it – as distinguished from ghost writer – it wouldn’t be an AUTObiography, then, would it? But perhaps that’s about as Revisionist as one can get….

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    ShadowBeast Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I was expecting Calvin to be doing his History homework.

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    RobinHood2013  over 9 years ago

    It could be worse, Calvin… It could be “Nineteen Eighty-Four.”

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    rshive  over 9 years ago

    I’ll bet this autobiography includes a highly sanitized version of the infamous “noodle incident”. Or maybe ignores it altogether.

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    katina.cooper  over 9 years ago

    Sounds like Calvin already knew what was going to happen in modern history books.

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    dglmel  over 9 years ago

    Profound statement, it explains so much of todays news.

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    Burnside217  over 9 years ago

    The grand-parents were taught one version of history, the parents were taught something very different, the grand kids are taught something totally different again. Why do the generations have different world views? What will they be teaching in 10-20 years?

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    StCleve72  over 9 years ago

    Perhaps mom could go outside and play with him. There are moms who do that.

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    DutchUncle  over 9 years ago

    Example: When I was a kid, we learned that “Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 14-hundred-92” and got all excited at the idea that we would see a 500th anniversary of this great explorer. By the time the anniversary arrived, Columbus was an evil alien invader plague-spreader, and the event was marked with more protests than celebrations.

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    meihong  over 9 years ago

    Calvin comes up all these weird stuff!

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    IndyMan  over 9 years ago

    I think, that Mr. Watterson should try to put Calvin’s observations in the words of a six-year old and not his adult language, then it would be more believable.

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    bmonk  over 9 years ago

    It is a tragedy when we do not invent a “fiction” to explain the events of our own life and put them into some sort of coherent narrative.


    Isn’t it ironic that Calvin is writing a revisionist autobiography—evidently because he feels the lack of a coherent narrative?


    Maybe he needs a stable set of values, one that he feels he can live with.

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    Kaputnik  over 9 years ago

    Perpetually relevant.

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    Number Three  over 9 years ago

    This should be interesting…

    LOL xxx

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    fixer1967  over 9 years ago

    “How many times have they re-written the bible?”-—————————————————————————————-At least a dozen or so times. This strip is a lot closer to the truth than more people will ever realize. Just how much of what we call history is true? How many times has it been re-written?

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    watmiwori  over 9 years ago

    I had to read a Canadian tourist guide to learn that the British burning Washington in the War of 1812 was not a gratuitous act of British nastiness,but rather retaliation for our lot’s having earlier burnt York [now Toronto]. Onesmall example….

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