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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for September 02, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 9 months ago

    She put you out really early; today’s a Federal holiday.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  9 months ago

    let me guess: the forgotten school-assigned insect collection arc

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    The Calvinosaurus That Calvin Wanted To Discover  9 months ago

    Waiting for the bus builds character.

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    hagarthehorrible  9 months ago

    Mom is smart enough to dress up Calvin and send him to bus stand on a holiday. But Calvin is not that dumb to fall for it! Something fishy out here.

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    ninjanick101  9 months ago

    Either she forgot it’s Labor Day or Calvin was forced to be awake before dawn. More likely the former.

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    LeeCox  9 months ago

    You think, Calvin?

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    LeeCox  9 months ago

    Guys, you’re forgetting that this strip is a re-run from some 25 years ago. What makes y’all think that it ran on Labor Day in its original run just because it happens to be running on Labor Day this year?

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    Robin Harwood  9 months ago

    Hobbes has a watch?

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    codycab  9 months ago

    How else can mom enjoy her morning?

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 9 months ago

    Happened to me on a Sunday morning at 2 AM , and I did all by myself : my mother was sleeping .

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    GROG Premium Member 9 months ago

    The beginning of a school year can do that with most moms, but Calvin’s mom needs an early start to it for added peace and tranquility.

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    KS82  9 months ago

    Holiday there usually is no school on Labor Day

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    Baarorso  9 months ago

    Calvin, mom loves you dearly but she needs some..er…“alone time”, okay? ;-D

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    Watcher  9 months ago

    She has to get ready for the Mom’s Hooray, School Has Started Breakfast with all the other Mom’s in the neighborhood.

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    dave1960  9 months ago

    Of course Calvin..

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    jagedlo  9 months ago

    If it’s 7:30 a.m. and you’ve been waiting for 2 1/2 hours; that means she put you out at 5 in the morning and then when you factor the “get him ready for school” time, that means she was up at about 4…

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    Dobby53 Premium Member 9 months ago

    “Sashaying” “Now there’s a word I’ve not heard in a long time. A long time”.

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    jpayne4040  9 months ago

    I think you’re exactly right, Calvin!

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    chmsam  9 months ago

    I think the first day of school and watching the children ride off on the bus should be celebrated with a pitcher of martinis.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 9 months ago

    Mom’s no fool, Calvin… deal with it!

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    gantech  9 months ago

    Ok, I know I’m totally missing the point of today’s strip, but I’m still trying to get around the idea of a stuffed tiger wearing a wrist watch and being able to tell time.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  9 months ago

    Well Calvin, consider this a trial run for when school starts for real on Tuesday.

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    DanWolfie  9 months ago

    Two and a half hours?! Hopefully Hobbes’s watch is wrong. Seriously, sending your child out to wait for the school bus for over two and a half hours is way too much!

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    Ozark12 Premium Member 9 months ago

    Love Calvin’s face!

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    Plods with ... Premium Member 9 months ago

    Just makin’ sure you didn’t miss it.

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    rroush Premium Member 9 months ago

    Sounds like Mom was expecting a little “morning delight” before sending Dad off to work.

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    mattro53  9 months ago

    (this) Dad’s revenge, annoying my boys by loudly and frequently bellowing out the number of days until school starts.

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    sparkle 13 Premium Member 9 months ago

    It’s Labor Day Calvin !!! You’ve been set up !!!! lol

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    Bacon’s revenge   9 months ago

    I love Calvin’s face on the last panel

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    rshive  9 months ago

    I remember when we were on the bus route. We just stood out on the corner and waited. If the bus wasn’t going to come (snow, breakdown, driver illness, etc. ) there was nobody to tell us. We just sort of drifted home if it was an hour or so late.

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    BRBurns1960  9 months ago

    Tigers and 6 year old boys aren’t the best at telling time.

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    BiggerNate91  9 months ago

    This is a funny back-to-school arc. I always enjoyed reading it.

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    russef  9 months ago

    Give that boy a worm!!

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    Stephen Gilberg  9 months ago

    Buses come that infrequently?

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    zeexenon  9 months ago

    He’ll understand it better by and by

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    fix-n-fly  9 months ago

    Cheer up Calvin – maybe Suzie will pass by and hit you with a water balloon.

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    Concretionist  9 months ago

    Calvin is definitely one of those kids who drive their parents to seriously consider those offers like “I’d be willing to do that, but It’ll cost you $much and your firstborn son.”

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    tinstar  9 months ago

    I always did wonder why my mother laughed, when she drove me to school.

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