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Bill Watterson & John Kascht's The Mysteries Picture Book For Adults
It is currently the most ordered book on Amazon. "From Bill Watterson, bestselling creator of the beloved comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, and John Kascht, one of America's most renowned caricaturists, comes a mysterious and beautifully illustrated fable about what lies beyond human understanding.  In a fable for grown-ups by cartoonist Bill Watterson, a long-ago kingdom[...]
Calvin And Hobbes Rare Teaching Book On Auction Today
Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Waterson is notorious for not licensing out his characters, to the point where fanatics will pay obscene amounts of money for anything related to his famous creation of the man himself Yearbooks, napkin doodles, and even something like this, a teaching book Taking bids at Heritage Auctions is a rare[...]
Improbable Previews: Bill Watterson Returns to Comics in Weapon X #19?!
Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers accidentally send out unlettered previews, showing us what the characters are doing but not what they’re saying. In Improbable Previews, we correct this mistake by putting the words back in.
Calvin and Hobbes Crosses Over with Bloom County Again
In a new strip posted on Facebook bearing the signatures of both Breathed and Bill Watterson, Calvin, of Calvin and Hobbes fame, returned to comics to team up with Bloom County's Opus against some dinosaurs. But is it for real? Calvin and Hobbes has been a yearly April Fools Day tradition at Bloom County for three[...]
From Strip To Script – Calvin And Hobbes
Personally, I had a lot of fun seeing who all else had matches to my four (even down to things like "specific Calvin and Hobbes collections"), and gibbering excitedly to people about their excellent choices (shout outs to Andy Liegl and Gabriel Hardman for indulging me on that front). You can catch my four over on[...]
The Bill Watterson Exhibition – In Angoulême, And Around The World
The Bill Watterson – The Quest for Calvin and Hobbes exhibition has opened in Angoulême, at the start of the largest comics art festival in the world Watterson was voted Grand Prix President last and so, while not attending, he did create a new strip for their poster and helped curate the display. Exhibited are original art and[...]
Frank Cho's Liberty Meadows Meets A Boy And His Tiger
Over on his website Apes And Babes, Frank Cho revisited his Liberty Meadows strip for the first time in years and did so with a tip of the hat to one of his favorite strip Calvin and Hobbes The piece was done as a reward for Cho's Drawing Beautiful Women: The Frank Cho Method kickstarter[...]
Bill Watterson's Pearls Before Swine Art To Be Auctioned For Parkinson's Research
Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes, returned to comic strips recently with a three-day collaboration with Stephen Pastis on Pearls Before Swine The art from those three days are going to be auctioned off at Heritage Auctions with proceeds going to benefit the Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research. The collaboration between the two[...]
Things To Do In Ohio If You Like Calvin And Hobbes And Richard Thompson
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum in Columbus, is one of the Ohio State University Libraries' special collections, to develop a comprehensive research collection of materials documenting American printed cartoon art (editorial cartoons, comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, sports cartoons, and magazine cartoons) and to provide access to the collections. Which is nice. And[...]
Friday Morning Runaround – What A Watterson
More to come today… HOBBES CHOICE Bill Watterson has drawn his first published cartoon since the end of Calvin And Hobbes, eighteen years ago, as a documentary film poster And is that an all-grown up Calvin getting naked? The documentary it portrays is a self described "love letter to comic strips" that include interviews with[...]
Warner Bros & Leonardo DiCaprio Team For Bill Watterson Biopic
The Tracking Board is reporting that Warner Bros has grabbed the Dan Dollar penned biopic A Boy And His Tiger about Calvin And Hobbes creator Bill Watterson  The film will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Roy Lee and Rock Shaink and will focus on Watterson's early career, his struggles with sudden popularity and the licensing battles[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Ultron And Hobbes
BOILING POINT CALVIN A Calvin And Hobbes page sells for over $200,000… but it still has a way to go to beat Frank Miller and Klaus Janson. AGED OF ULTRON Marvel Comics are promoting Age Of Ultron by Brian Michael Bendis, Bryan Hitch, Carlos Pacheco and Brandon Peterson as their 2013 event – with artwork that, well, they[...]
A Video Celebration Of Calvin And Hobbes' Snowmen
Created to replicate and commemorate the work of Bill Watterson, specificaly the creation of snowmen in a variety of extreme forms in the Calvin And Hobbes winter strips. Enjoy. Created to replicate and commemorate the work of Bill Watterson, specificaly the creation of snowmen in a variety of extreme forms in the Calvin And Hobbes winter[...]