The Essential Calvin and Hobbes

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes

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Beginning with the day Hobbes sprang into Calvin's tuna fish trap, the first two Calvin and Hobbes collections, Calvin and Hobbes and Something Under The Bed Is Drooling, are brought together in this treasury. Including black-and-white dailies and color Sundays, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes also features an original full-color 16-page story. Perhaps the most brilliant comic strip ever created, Calvin and Hobbes continues to entertain with dazzling cartooning and tremendous humor.
Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes has been a worldwide favorite since its introduction in 1985. The strip follows the richly imaginative adventures of Calvin and his trusty tiger, Hobbes. Whether a poignant look at serious family issues or a round of time-travel (with the aid of a well-labeled cardboard box), Calvin and Hobbes will astound and delight you.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 216 x 286 x 17.53mm | 703g
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • b&w comics.
  • 0836218051
  • 9780836218053
  • 70,931

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The Essential Calvin and Hobbes is an over-size anthology-type book including an original 16-page...
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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. Online:
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