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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for October 24, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 3 months ago

    “Pay attention to you? You’re not a wiener dog.”

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  3 months ago

    Have you, Dad, no shame?

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    KA7DRE Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sometimes you have to resort to desperate measures to get a parents attention.

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    jpkansas78  3 months ago

    Oh, he’ll pay attention to you now. Be careful what you wish for.

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    MelanieMather  3 months ago

    The classic definition of “attention whore.”

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    codycab  3 months ago

    He’ll give you attention, Calvin. I have a feeling you won’t like it though.

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    wiatr Premium Member 3 months ago

    I’d be on the floor trying to breathe. Loud noises like that always play hell with my nerves. At my last regular job some of the jokers found out I startle easily and used to quietly come up behind me and drop something loudly on the floor. When I think back I congratulate myself that I didn’t jump into a machine and get mangled. I really hated that place.

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    Bob. Premium Member 3 months ago

    The paper bag and bomb disposal guy.

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    enigmamz  3 months ago

    A synopsis of the entire history of the strip.

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    Triker2011  3 months ago

    Saw a similar cartoon in Field & Stream many, many years ago. The father was setting in his easy chair looking down the barrel (from the muzzle end) of his just cleaned shotgun and his son was behind the chair in the process of popping a bag. I had tears running down my legs…

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    Troglodyte  3 months ago

    Calvin always wanted to have a blast with his Dad.

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    jpayne4040  3 months ago

    Looks like it’s going to be a long night, Dad!

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    Concretionist  3 months ago

    Adults get paid in money. And attention. Kids get paid in attention.

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    Watcher  3 months ago

    Good one Calvin.

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    jel354  3 months ago

    There are strips when Calvin might want the adults to pay less attention to him.

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    cubswin2016  3 months ago

    C’mon, Dad. Teach the kid a lesson. You know you want to.

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    Comic Man X  3 months ago

    Oof dad

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    jrankin1959  3 months ago

    You might as well, Dad – your eyes were closed with the book open…

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    JohnFarson19  3 months ago

    My daughter used to sleepwalk when she was a teenager. I was sleeping in my recliner one night. I had the flu and didn’t want my wife to get it. She walked out, sat in the chair next to me and let out a blood curdling howl. After my heart rate went down and I checked for soiled underwear, I looked for her.She was in bed, sleeping like an angel. Gotta love those kids.

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    Frank_Lecanto  3 months ago

    While the computer repair man was working on our server’s power supply, and I had “brown-bagged” my lunch that day, I did the same thing behind his back. Hilarity ensued…

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  3 months ago

    All part of the Calvin Attention Alert System.

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    ComicComet  3 months ago

    Calvin is more important than anything else.

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    Yodeatg  3 months ago

    Ding dong bong binga bong gong gong sing along

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    Snoots  3 months ago

    Right after I go change my pants, Calvin.

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    Purple People Eater  3 months ago

    I used to teach at a primary school, mostly grades 7-10, and it was sometimes hard to get the kids to pay attention to me. My keychain had a little (but loud) plastic whistle on it, and I decided to use it. It got their attention.

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    The chosen one  3 months ago

    My younger sister, if anyone is paying any attention to my younger brother. It’s quite entertaining for me, the oldest, to watch

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    WCraft Premium Member 3 months ago

    Be thankful, Dad. He could’ve lit something on fire…

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    rwstyles1234  3 months ago

    I hope that Bacon (his eventual daughter) does this to him one day.Yes, that is canon.

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    JohnHouck  3 months ago

    I like the Donald and Hobbes treatment of this: https://imgur.com/gallery/nw9TX

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    Free The Pigs  3 months ago

    It’s my birthday

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    Mediatech  3 months ago

    … or I’ll find some mischief to get into that will make you wish you did.

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    mizdurble  3 months ago

    Or else!

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    DCBakerEsq  3 months ago

    Maybe they need a dog.

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    57BelAir  3 months ago

    He’s going to get the least desirable kind of attention.

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    mattro53  3 months ago

    It’s not the loud noises that get my attention. I generally know what they’re doing when they’re loud and as long as they’re not hurting each other things are usually okay. It’s when they’re really quiet that gets my attention. BTW, what is Calvin’s dad doing? I vaguely remember an activity like that from what seems like eons ago.

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    Scoutmaster77  3 months ago

    Well, idle hands and all that. Hint, hint, Dad!

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    Kali  3 months ago

    Oh, he will, Calvin. With a slap upside your butt….

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    Fuzzy Kombu  3 months ago

    I like his technique. (I’m pretty sure that I used it a few times, myself.)

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    tinstar  3 months ago

    “Ah, bag it, kid.”

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    hagarthehorrible  3 months ago

    Ones in a while children have to hoard parents attention alright!

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 3 months ago

    Calvin may end up getting more attention than he wants…

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    M2MM  3 months ago

    I have a parrot like that! LOL

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    vp  3 months ago

    Thing’s haven’t changed. It was books then, now it’s smart devices.

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