'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson - Business InsiderReclusive comic artist alert! Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson has popped up again. Well, his art has anyway. Delightful and needs no caption. Naturally, hijinks ensue. This poster caps off a relatively busy year for the once MIA cartoonist. All this activity is somewhat startling for most longtime fans, since Watterson became the JD Salinger of cartooning after he ended Calvin and Hobbes in
The Complete Collection of Calvin & Hobbes by Bill Watterson
Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson tiptoes back with new comic
The interview not only makes this essential, it also greatly enhances reading the strip. I only wish that an interview this long had been included in the monstrous complete set. Once again, I've discovered something great that I most likely would have missed, were it not for GurneyJourney. Thanks James! Although I have appreciated Watterson over the years, frankly it's been due to a passing notice.
Within a year, "Calvin and Hobbes" was being published in roughly newspapers. By the time Watterson ended the strip in , it was appearing in more than 2, newspapers. It had become a beloved classic. Happy birthday, CalvinandHobbes! The iconic strip by Bill Watterson '80 first published 30 years ago today. This is one of the rare photos of Watterson in public circulation.
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The Ohio State University. To get started, can you describe what it was like to grow up in northeast Ohio? It was originally a mill town in the s, and a paper-bag factory was still going when I was growing up. They used to dump their dyes right in the river, so as a kid I remember seeing the river turn red and so on, if you can believe it. The town is fairly upscale now, but back then maybe a little less so. There was a hobby shop, a stationery store, three little drugstores, two hardware stores, and so on. The Main Street bridge goes over a big natural waterfall, and Victorian buildings surround the town triangle, which has a bandstand in the middle of it.
Millions of readers have enjoyed the tremendous talent of Bill Watterson. His skill as both artist and writer brings to life a boy, his tiger, and the imagination and memories of his ardent readers. Bill Watterson"s Calvin and Hobbes remains the authority on humor. Bill Watterson is the creator of Calvin and Hobbes , one of the most popular and well-regarded cartoon strips of the twentieth century. Calvin and Hobbes appeared in newspapers from November until Watterson's retirement in