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Celebrating The Creator Of Calvin And Hobbes -- And A World-Class Introvert -- On His Birthday

Roz Warren | Posted 07.04.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Bill Watterson isn't just the creator of the world's best comic strip. According to the book "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes," a biography of the elusive and reclusive cartoonist, Watterson is also a world-class introvert.

'Calvin And Hobbes' Cartoonist Makes Brief Return To Funny Pages

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

Eagle-eyed funny page fans may have noticed something different last week in Stephan Pastis' comic strip, "Pearls Before Swine." Perhaps something a b...

Reclusive 'Calvin And Hobbes' Creator Returns To Comics

The Washington Post | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts

At the end of 1995, the beloved “Calvin and Hobbes” sledded off the comics page for the final time, and its long-reclusive legendary creator, Bill...

'Calvin And Hobbes' Creator Releases First Artwork In Almost 20 Years

Posted 02.28.2014 | Arts

Bill Watterson, the notoriously reclusive creator of the comic "Calvin and Hobbes", has finally released his first new, public work of art in nearly 2...

ReThink Review: Dear Mr. Watterson - Art and Business and Calvin & Hobbes

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The documentary Dear Mr. Watterson explores what makes Calvin & Hobbes so special, beloved, and influential, and why its creator was willing to take on newspapers and the comics industry not only to serve his creation, but comics in general.

'Calvin And Hobbes' Like You've Always Wanted To See Them

Posted 11.02.2013 | Arts

In a beautiful example of fan-made animation (fanimation?), a Canadian artist has created an adorable homage to the timeless "Calvin and Hobbes" comic...

'Dear Mr. Watterson' Trailer Brings 'Calvin & Hobbes' To Life

Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

"It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy…Let’s go exploring!" For a decade beginning in 1985, Bill Watterson captivated newspaper audience...

Everyone Needs To Read This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.29.2013 | Comedy

Bill Watterson retired from writing and drawing "Calvin & Hobbes" about 18 years ago, but the timelessness of his message -- to always remain thoughtf...

WATCH: The Trailer For The New Calvin And Hobbes Documentary

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts

Get ready to bathe in the sweet, intoxicating aura of your own nostalgia: A "Calvin and Hobbes" documentary is coming out in just a few short months. ...

This Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Posted 05.30.2013 | Comedy

WARNING: This portrait of a grown-up Calvin (of Bill Watterson's immortal "Calvin and Hobbes") by artist and comedian Craig Mahoney may cause tears to...

'Calvin & Hobbes' Never Looked So Creepy

Posted 04.05.2013 | Comedy

Sure, the original "Calvin and Hobbes" strip by Bill Watterson had its dark overtones, but nothing compared to this gritty re-imagining of our heroes ...

WATCH: 'Calvin & Hobbes' Finally Animated

Posted 03.19.2013 | Comedy

The comic strip "Calvin & Hobbes" has never seen an authorized animation for one reason: Its creator, Bill Watterson, has refused several lucrative of...

WATCH: A Rare Look At Soviet-Era Political Cartoons

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Using rarely seen footage from the Russian State Film Archives, documentarian Kevin McNeer has produced a fascinating documentary about the late Soviet political cartoonist and propaganda artist Boris Efimov.

Bill Watterson, "Calvin and Hobbes" Creator, Grants Rare Interview

cleveland.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This marks the 15th year since "Calvin and Hobbes" said goodbye to the comics pages. Creator Bill Watterson, who grew up in Chagrin Falls and still ma...

Good Grief! Comic Characters Leave Newspapers for a Day

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that most newspapers still don't publish weekday comics in color, my mistake was putting today's cartoon guests in the green room rather than the black-and-white room.