The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

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Calvin and Hobbesis unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2,400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1, 1996. The entire body of Calvin and Hobbescartoons was originally published in hardcover as a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Available for the first time in paperback, these four full-colour volumes in a sturdy slipcase include all the Calvin and Hobbescartoons that ever appeared in syndication. This is the treasure that all Calvin and Hobbesfans seek.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1456 pages
  • 251 x 282 x 157mm | 7,859g
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • comics (some col.)
  • 1449433251
  • 9781449433253
  • 3,609

Review Text

A four-volume slipcase paperback edition of the original groundbreaking collection featuring the adventures of Calvin and his pet tiger, Hobbes. Includes every "Calvin & Hobbes" cartoon that ever appeared in syndication.
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Review quote

"At some level, all American childhoods are the same, which probably explains our lasting love affair with Calvin and Hobbes." (Timothy R. Smith, The Washington Post) "Bill Watterson's 'Calvin and Hobbes,' easily one of the most beloved comic strips of all time..." (Bryan Hood, New York Post) "A student of comics, Watterson drew from an eclectic set of influences...The result was a strip that was vibrant, accessible, and beautiful." (Jake Rossen, Mental Floss)
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About Bill Watterson

Bill Watterson is the creator of Calvin and Hobbes, one of the most popular and well-regarded cartoon strips of the twentieth century. Calvin and Hobbes appeared in newspapers from November 1985 until Watterson's retirement in 1995.

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38,099 ratings
4.79 out of 5 stars
5 86% (32,579)
4 10% (3,971)
3 3% (985)
2 1% (299)
1 1% (265)
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