The Essential Calvin And Hobbes

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1988 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 254 pages
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.

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.

 

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User Review  - kristykay22 - LibraryThing

A classic. A good friend sent this to me on a rough week (thanks, Julie!) and it was really a joy to slowly re-read this selection of the adventures of wee Calvin and his tiger, Hobbes. I hadn't read ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrannonSG - LibraryThing

I saw this book was available on Amazon Prime Reading and decided I could use something light-hearted. I'm glad I did. Bill Watterson does an excellent job of capturing the mind of a kid: imaginary ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
7
Section 4
8
Section 5
11
Section 6
15
Section 7
17
Section 8
18
Section 14
98
Section 15
117
Section 16
118
Section 17
126
Section 18
135
Section 19
155
Section 20
186
Section 21
189

Section 9
24
Section 10
35
Section 11
42
Section 12
46
Section 13
56
Section 22
210
Section 23
231
Section 24
248
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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/

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