There was no happy ending, no neat resolution, when Moe bullied Calvin out of his toy truck. But during that two week stretch of Calvin & Hobbes strips from 1989, cartoonist Bill Watterson made a dark but salient point about how unfair life can be. It was a gutsy move, and it resonated with anyone who had a less than…
Nobody dislikes the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes. This is the premise of the documentary Looking for Mr. Watterson, and one I can personally attest to — I have never met a single person who didn't enjoy the wonderful art, the humor, the philosophy and/or the strip's creativity. I only know people who haven't read …
There is already a fantastic sense of movement in Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comics. But animator Adam Brown wanted to see what the pair looked like in motion, and his video of them dancing is pure delight.
Calvin & Hobbes was great, is still great, and will always be great. And while it not as good as new strips, at least we now have Dear Mr. Watterson (and its new trailer), a documentary to remind us just how amazing, genius and wonderful this comic strip was. And why, 18 years later, we still miss it.
What happens when you blend the reflective comics of Bill Watterson with the philosophy of the Dune books? Calvin & Muad'Dib, two great tastes that are wonderfully odd together.
Nostalgia is on the menu for this week's crowdfunding projects, with a documentary about the influence of Calvin & Hobbes, and not one but two reading games inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure books. There's also a video game packed with retro scifi pulp and a psychedelic daredevil comic.
Ever wonder what Calvin and Hobbes would look like as adults? One particularly inspired vision pits Christopher Robin and his friendly bear against our favorite comic-strip characters, in an eternal battle between good and evil. Take a look at the evil Dr. Christopher Robin and his nefarious Pooh creature, versus the…
For many of us, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper strip was a gateway drug to comics and fantasy pop culture in general. And there was nothing greater than all of Calvin's twisted snowman torture scenes. This video Christmas card plays homage to each of Calvin's snowpocalypses. Do you remember them all?
If you read the "Superman/Batman" comic this week, you may have noticed a special little treat from Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo. It's a "Calvin & Hobbes" strip redone, with DC villains Lex Luthor and the Joker. Check it out.