Calvin and Hobbes

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Calvin and Hobbes

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

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