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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for February 23, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 2 days ago

    I’m willing to believe Calvin knows the word phrenologist, but not Tracer Bullet

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    Hello everyone! How’s your day going? Yesss u love tracer bullet strips! Anyways have a great day!

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    codycab  2 days ago

    Sorry “Trace”, but no detective is needed for this " case".

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 2 days ago

    The tall brunette seems a little bit furious.

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    LiamG.P  2 days ago

    So, who is the culprit?

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    Pointspread  2 days ago

    Sounds like a “Johnny Dollar” episode!

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    Lego Thwimp  2 days ago

    When I was Calvin’s age I wouldn’t have understood a single thing he said, let alone be able to come up with it myself

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    Bilan  2 days ago

    Apparently the dame did some snooping and figured it out on her own. This can’t be good.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member 2 days ago

    I love these “noir” panels from the past couple of days. Great drawings and dialogue right out of Mickey Spillane.

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    M2MM  2 days ago

    I get the impression that he’s reading a detective comic and it’s taken over his imagination.

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    jimchronister2016  2 days ago

    Was Susie a real life friend of Calvin’s

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    cracker65  2 days ago

    This is like a normal day with my youngest daughter. I believe she is trying to kill me.

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    rshive  2 days ago

    Looks like the dame is doing her own investigation of the “lamp incident.”

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    dave1960  2 days ago

    Mum’s face….

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    Qiset  2 days ago

    I know those Bills

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    PaulAbbott2  2 days ago

    I wonder if Tracer Bullet could have solved the Noodle Incident?

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    hardwickd  2 days ago

    I love this kid!

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    sheilag  2 days ago

    I imagine any (of us) brunettes would be “tall” to Calvin… :-P

    I have to love that he knows about “Magnums”… both for firearms, and boozin’ ;-)

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    NobodyAwesome Premium Member 2 days ago

    Given Mom’s expression, Tracer Bullet’s phrenologist will be busy for a while studying the new bumps.

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    dsatvoinde Premium Member 2 days ago

    Gotta love that kid’s imagination. Tracer Bullet is one of the many greats in Watterson’s repertoire.

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    NoahBrahm  2 days ago

    “The dame was not happy with the lamp that the detective broke”

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    YippiKiAyMofo  2 days ago

    Smoking, guns, alcohol, violence…impending violence. This strip’s got it all! Classic!

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    Tallguy  2 days ago

    Who here had to look up phrenologist? (raises hand)

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 2 days ago

    You have to have some smarts to be a Private Eye, but not so much to pretend to be a Private Eye.

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    Owhatadoc Premium Member 2 days ago

    Watterson’s a genius with pen and paper.

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    Kilrwat Premium Member 2 days ago

    I love Tracer Bullet! Some of the best noir writing ever!

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    Big Rafy   2 days ago

    this made me laugh hard,love tracer bullet strips oh and it looks like he has his first case.

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    jessegooddoggy  2 days ago

    Brilliant.

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    llevikhin  2 days ago

    I love the Tracer Bullet persona….

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    formathe  2 days ago

    my life changed after that accident where my head went through the windshield leaving exciting new bumps in my skull.

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    delennwen  2 days ago

    I absolutely adore the “hard-boiled detective word play” here.

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    thepinkbaroness  2 days ago

    “Especially Bill, my bookie, and Bill, my probation officer.” (wheeze)

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    ForrestOverin  2 days ago

    Mad respect for Watterson’s artwork here.

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    DCBakerEsq  2 days ago

    Private Dick. My nickname in college.

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    ChessPirate  2 days ago

    “What was the job? Well, what with the phrases the brunette was using, I deduced it was for the Snoop on the case to very quickly head out to look for clues in another city…”

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    mistercatworks  2 days ago

    He knows he has to outwork his competition “Trench Coat”.

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    TysonJason  2 days ago

    I wondering is he gonna use a gun but i’m not his partner to tell what to do, Let alone Tracer Bullet.

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    DanWolfie  2 days ago

    I usually picture if these story arcs were animated or whatever, the Tracer Bullet sequences would be in black-and-white (for the noir look) while the real world (i.e. the last panel here) would be in color!

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    Mando3456 (This is my gamertag in minecraft)  2 days ago

    Calvin’s name is Tracer Bullet because he traces bullets.

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    kathleenhicks62  2 days ago

    Here comes the slap part.

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    hagarthehorrible  1 day ago

    This six year old spy has tons of vocabulary to boot.

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    Lightpainter  1 day ago

    Best comic strip EVER!

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    felipenollaFFA  1 day ago

    Or. it’s the" job" that got you ?

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    David Rickard Premium Member 1 day ago

    Tracer used to have a third Magnum in his desk, but that one ran away to Hawaii.

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    David Rickard Premium Member 1 day ago

    Ruben Bolling should do a Tracer Bullet/Sam Roland (The Detective Who Dies) crossover.

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    Ukko wilko  1 day ago

    I believe reality is about to give his fantasy a rude awakening.

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    streuny40  1 day ago

    I don’t know how you come up with these great lines for calvin and your art work is the best, with out a doubt my favorite comic strip always has been, Thanks Bill !

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    WCraft Premium Member 1 day ago

    Mom looks like she has the classic Seinfeld episode’s Man hands!

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