Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Product Code: 9781449433253

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Biographical Note:
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 1996.
Online:
gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/


Marc Notes:
Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. This collection includes the entire body of Bill Watterson's work.


Review Quotes:
"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)


Review Quotes:
"Bill Watterson's 'Calvin and Hobbes, ' easily one of the most beloved comic strips of all time..." (Bryan Hood, New York Post)


Review Quotes:
"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)


Publisher Marketing:
Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this four-volume collection of every comic strip from the comic strip's eleven year history (1985 to1996).

Calvin and Hobbes is 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 Hobbes cartoons published in a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Composed of four paperback, four-color volumes in a sturdy slipcase, this New York Times best-selling edition includes all Calvin and Hobbes cartoons that ever appeared in syndication. This is the treasure that all Calvin and Hobbes fans seek.


Review Citations:
  • Publishers Weekly 08/22/2005 pg. 44 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Ingram Advance 09/01/2005 pg. 90 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover)
  • Entertainment Weekly 10/07/2005 pg. 79 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 01/01/2006 pg. 90 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Library Journal 01/15/2006 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Books & Culture 01/01/2007 pg. 12 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Nonfiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780740748479, Hardcover)

Contributor Bio:  Watterson, Bill
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:

gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/