Calvin and Hobbes

Book of Mormon Videos Official Trailer

Sep 6, 2019
3 min read

I’m a big fan of the Book of Mormon so of course, I’m going to be interested in anything like this. It looks a little campy but trying to render scripture in film is probably an incredibly difficult challenge.

This makes me think of something Bill Watterson, the creator of my favorite comic Calvin and Hobbes, once said.

He was always really opposed to ever making a Calvin and Hobbes cartoon or movie and one reason had to do with the fact that everyone reads the characters with a voice they have created for them in their own minds.

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Calvin and Hobbes

May 26, 2016
1 min read

This is a great little video about Bill Watterson and his comic strip Calvin and Hobbes.

I grew up reading this strip in the newspaper and was heartbroken when I read the last one; it was like an old friend had died. I cut out the last one from the Sunday newspaper like it was an obituary. I still remember Calvin’s last line, “Let’s go exploring.”

It was Bill Waterson’s Calvin and Hobbes that inspired me to want to become a Syndicated Comic Strip Artist, and it was Bill Watterson’s contentious relationship with the Syndicate that made me change my mind. I pivoted from comic strips to illustration and graphic design, and it just so happens that it was a couple cartoons that initially landed me my biggest client and launched my career.

This morning, I happened to run across this old comic strip I did back in high school (probably during some math class). It’s pretty terrible,Read Full Post