Jsbothe From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 807 times:
of course there are people who like calvin and hobbes...me for instance. i think it's the best comic in the world. the newspaper i get to read every morning prints calvin and hobbes, so that's the first laugh of the day.
Leftseat86 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 761 times:
I like Foxtrot too, and Boondocks, with that kid that despises the Bush admin.
Still, Calvin and Hobbes wins by a long shot... I like the one where he offers a bowl of Tapioca, representing his brain, to the TV.
PHX-LJU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 700 times:
Bill Watterson is a genius! The topics he tackles range from our society's biggest issues (environmental degradation, the commercialization of the mass media), to the overlooked joys of our daily lives (the beauty of friendship, the magic of the changing seasons). Most importantly, his work is always incredibly funny! Who else could have combined philosophy with humor to create such an addictive work of art?
Calvin helps us to relive our fondest childhood experiences, the memories we thought were unique to us, but are actually shared by children the world over. Combine this wonderfully-observed nostalgia with Watterson's intelligent insights into our world -- and you have the best comic strip of all time.
C & H manages to be funny as well as nostagic, melancholy, provocative, insightful, and thought-provoking. Most of all, it is an incredibly PERSONAL work. And that's what it makes it so magical!
: Calvin and hobbes rule. They are one of the best comics ever made. Thom@s
: One of the only books of a comic stip I bought was Calvin and Hobbes. Great Great comic strips.
: Calvin and Hobbes is OK, but I think Garfield is the BEST! Chris
: What about Calvin's snow sculptures? I HATE winter with the cold, snow, and short days. But when Calvin and Hobbes was being published, I couldn't wai
: Calvin is a precocious punk, and hobbes is equally entertaining. =) I like the strip because, to me, it represents underappreciated/misunderstood geni