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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for January 01, 2019

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    Sugar Bombs 95  about 2 months ago

    Calvin’s dialogue in the last panel is something I will quote everywhere from now on.

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Are you alive or is this the here after?

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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    codycab  about 2 months ago

    New year, New tricks, new schemes, same old Calvin.

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    Adiraiju  about 2 months ago

    At my old sledding hill, the bottom was situated so that going to the left would have you crash into a thorn bush, the right would send you into a stone wall, and the center would send you up over the wall for a six-foot drop.

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    Robin Harwood  about 2 months ago

    And once again I draw attention to Watterson’s skill. Not only has he presented C&H as completely covered in snow, but he has portrayed their feelings through their posture, with almost no use of facial expression.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 2 months ago

    when he turns back to toy mode in front of Calvin’s mother, Hobbes may have a tear or few that’ll need sewing

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member about 2 months ago

    Hobbes is really looking forward to a tumble with the dryer. The dryer will knock him around a little, but he’ll come out of there snug as a bug in a rug and smelling like a rose.

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    The Calvinosaurus That Calvin Wanted To Discover  about 2 months ago

    Might want to make some New Years’ Resolutions about this one.

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    enigmamz  about 2 months ago

    Growing up, I was almost at the top of the hill – the first slide down was easy; the second, not so much.

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    Troglodyte  about 2 months ago

    Calvin clearly believes in ’s’now or never.

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    cubswin2016  about 2 months ago

    What is all of this ‘we’ stuff? I’m just a stuffed animal.

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    sanderling75  about 2 months ago

    Where Hobbes sees disaster, Calvin sees little victories

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    cnon  about 2 months ago

    Happy New Year Everyone!

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    formathe  about 2 months ago

    We have a few hills in town but the one most used by parents for their kids is a perfectly safe straight run down about 100 yards with a wide open area at the bottom. after kids hit 5 they no longer want to go there as it’s boring.

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    Dr_Fogg  about 2 months ago

    Happy New Year everyone!

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    fivestring65  about 2 months ago

    I remember those days. We used to sled at night. Much more fun.

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    abesnake  about 2 months ago

    I remember, as a kid in the 30s, our sledding hill was a road with very little traffic. But at the bottom of the hill the streetcar line crossed the road. I remember one kid going down the hill and just as he reached the bottom the trolley crossed the road and he went under it. Fortunately in those days the streetcars had a lot of clearance and he zipped under with no problem. His Guardian Angel sure saved him on that one!

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    shakeswilly  about 2 months ago

    " You make everything sound so terrible. You should be glad we’re alive " is a phrase I’m going to use a lot this year.

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    rentier Premium Member about 2 months ago

    He cannot forget sarcasm!

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    k_aplin  about 2 months ago

    What’s the difference between a realist and a pessimist? (hardly anything)

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    DCBakerEsq  about 2 months ago

    Our old sled run was on the 7th hole at the country club and ended in the middle of a frozen pond. Lucky to be alive, I suppose.

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    Teto85 Premium Member about 2 months ago

    That’s a good metaphor for the year.

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    ChessPirate  about 2 months ago

    The best hill we had started off very steep, then slowly leveled off for quite a ways. So, as soon as you pushed off, you were terrified for a bit, then had plenty of time to calm down…

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    eladee  about 2 months ago

    Calvin is a backseat driver.

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    Scratchy18  about 2 months ago

    We were able to go down a slide 40 years ago by the river. Long, fast ride. Now they put a fence up so you can’t, now it’s ‘unsafe’. Nobody ever got hurt, but the bank robber motto, “Nobody moves and nobody gets hurt” is strong with lawyers.

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    Stephen Gilberg  about 2 months ago

    Bill did the newspaper colorists a favor this time.

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    scoutmaster77  about 2 months ago

    He’s got a point…

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    davetb1956  about 2 months ago

    Neither one will have to worry about steering the sled unless one of them goes back and gets it. Neither one of them is pulling or carrying it.

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    davetb1956  about 2 months ago

    Are they ghosts today? Neither is leaving any tracks in the snow.

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