Posts tagged with bill-watterson

Feb 4 2014

Awards season, comics 'verse


Publishers Weekly recently posted a nice summary of the 41st Festival International de la Bande Desinée in Angoulême, France. Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson won the 2014 Grand Prix (basically a lifetime achievement award), despite the fact that he is extremely unlikely to...

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Jul 16 2013

Dear Mr. Watterson on the big screen


The movie trailer is out for Dear Mr. Watterson, director Joel Allen Schroeder's tribute to Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes. Calvin and Hobbes remains one of the world's most beloved comic strips, despite ending in 1995...

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Mar 20 2013

Nostalgia ahoy


I was mega-excited when I saw this Slate article about a brief, wordless Calvin and Hobbes cartoon created by professional animator Adam Brown. Unfortunately, the final product was a bit of a letdown...

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Nov 26 2012

Cyber Monday book deals (such as they are)


I'm always irritated by its unfortunate name and definitely-not-a-real-holiday status, but I'm told you can pick up some decent deals on Cyber Monday. (Check out Barnes and Noble's offers here, and...

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Feb 21 2012

A Sad Lack


Seriously, if I had any hand-eye coordination whatsoever, I would be all over this truly awesome (and free!) crochet pattern to make your own Hobbes doll. As it is... maybe Nathan will do it!

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Mar 20 2005

Bill Watterson

Bill Watterson is the creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Calvin and Hobbes, in Watterson's own words, was about "private realities, the magic of imagination, and the specialness of cer...

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