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Calvin and Hobbes
« on: August 20, 2019, 05:33:13 PM »
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2019, 05:41:58 PM »
Surprised I don't see this get (re)posted more often, but relatedly:

https://zenpencils.com/comic/128-bill-watterson-a-cartoonists-advice/

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2019, 05:49:20 PM »
Best comic strip ever.
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2019, 10:54:36 PM »
Best comic strip ever.

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 12:17:01 AM »
Best comic strip ever.

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2019, 06:17:02 AM »
my two favorite comics here in one thread :-)

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2019, 12:54:18 PM »
My two favorite comic strips! I read them all the time as a kid and now my kid “reads” Calvin and Hobbes and is asking questions about why he does so many naughty things. ;-) I find myself wondering if maybe I shouldn’t let her be influenced my Calvin?

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2019, 12:59:14 PM »
My two favorite comic strips! I read them all the time as a kid and now my kid “reads” Calvin and Hobbes and is asking questions about why he does so many naughty things. ;-) I find myself wondering if maybe I shouldn’t let her be influenced my Calvin?

Hopefully some of Hobbes will sink in, too.

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2019, 01:20:13 PM »
Good point. Her lovey is a stuffed lion and I like to think he is calm and wise like Hobbes.

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2019, 05:14:35 AM »
Huge fan of Calvin and Hobbes.
But I think this one by Watterson is my favorite and might resonate here.

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Credit to https://zenpencils.com/comic/128-bill-watterson-a-cartoonists-advice/
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2019, 06:38:59 AM »
Huge fan of Calvin and Hobbes.
But I think this one by Watterson is my favorite and might resonate here.

Love that particular strip, but already posted by RyanAtTanagra above.

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2019, 05:17:03 PM »
I feel like it's worth the clarification that this was not a Watterson comic, but rather a tribute to his values and art style. Still one of the best!

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Re: Calvin and Hobbes
« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2019, 06:13:01 PM »
And to further clarify, the words are Watterson's (from a graduation speech at his alma mater, Kenyon College), but the drawings are not.

https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/05/20/bill-watterson-1990-kenyon-speech/