Bill Watterson's classic comic strip always took an extra sharp turn for the weird around the season's first snowfall. And although there hasn't been a new "Calvin and Hobbes" printed in the last twenty or so years, Calvin's mischievous spirit has quite clearly lived on.

Without further ado, here are some of the strangest snowmen to grace the cold, white earth.


A snow-witch doctor stewing some shriveled heads.


A snow monster and its victims.

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A lot of snow monsters and their victim.

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Snow monsters or Lilliputians -- your pick. Calvin would no doubt be proud that someone decided to reenact "Gulliver's Travels" with evil snowmen.


A snowman reenactment of Shaun of the Dead.

No snowman picture has ever affected me like this one


A very hungry snowman.


A snowman army.


A snow AT-AT.


A perfectly un-perfect snowman.


A snowman shark attack.


A snow Dalek.


Rage snowman.

Raging snowman.


"Temple of Doom" snowman.


A two-headed mutant snowman.

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A snowman in the throes of death.

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Snowman homicide.


A casual outhouse scene.


A shocking snowman hit-and-run.

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Snowman crime scene.


Snow that wants you to rock on.


A snowman escaping death by snowshark.

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A snow intruder.


Another snowman homicide. It's a dangerous world out there.

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A snowman doing some thinking.

Snowman in front of my universitys art history building


A snowman taking his revenge.

My first snowman of the year after he defeated me in battle


A snowman with a lot to say.


This piece has been updated to note the "Gulliver's Travels" reference in #3.

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