“It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy … let’s go exploring!”
Courtesy of All That’s Interesting.
I love Calvin and Hobbes. While it only ran from 1985 to 1995, there’s an inimitable timelessness in the humor and wit of the 6 year-old and his toy tiger. Recently, creator Bill Watterson, known for his reclusiveness, gave his first interview since 1989. You can read it here (and you’ll get the reference in the title).
And to celebrate, enjoy these 25 awesome strips–sort of an introduction to the wonder of Calvin and Hobbes–compiled by the folks at Progressive Boink. Here are a couple tasters (which you can click to enlarge):
And the last decade so far:
- The President’s top advisers are recommending adding troops in Afghanistan, but Barack remains unconvinced. These people don’t need any convincing about what they think–inspiring!
- Blackwater executives authorized bribes to Iraqi officials to cover up civilian shootings.