Even if the pounces are playful the results look painful to me. And I seem to recall a few strips where they got into a real fight.
Since Calvin is only using his bare hands to wad the jelly sandwich and banana into the thermos his hands must have gotten awfully messy, not to mention the thermos and table.
For Mom and Dad not to have come looking yet, this must have been after supper.
I’d be afraid to wake my Mom up at 3 AM if she could open her mouth that wide!
Calvin was 6 when the strip started in 1985, and stayed 6 until this day.
To bad politicians didn’t come with a built-in moral compromise spectral release phantasmatron.
Hobbes evil side is when he surprise jumps Calvin leaving him a disheveled mess.
If only he was willing to work this hard doing homework.
The log is just another way for Hobbes to bug Calvin.
but it was 6 + 3