In our new, (possibly) recurring feature CATV, Let's Be Friends Again creators Curt Franklin and Chris Haley examine the world of comics through the eyes of prime-time television, and imagines what further horrors or delights might come from this unholy marriage. In our first installment, we present Calvin, a new hour-long drama about a man who l
We haven't heard much from ultra-beloved Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson since his retirement from the funny pages in 1995, when Watterson disappeared from public view except for the rarest of interviews. In 2008, however, he appeared again to write the forward to a collection of the newspaper strip Cul de Sac, where he lauded creator Richard Thompson as "the equal of any of cartooning's Old M
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It's hard to believe it's been ten fifteen years since the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip, but it has (deal with it). Bill Watterson famously
There are some mysteries sequential art fans will take to their graves. Who was really under V's mask? Was Batman originally intended to let KGBeast die? Perhaps the most unsolvable mystery, however, pertains to Bill Watterson's "Calvin & Hobbes" and whether its protagonists were living in a world of magical mystery or simply pure imagination.
In 1995, "Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson retired his beloved comic strip about a creative young troublemaker named Calvin and his toy tiger, and quickly removed himself quickly from the public eye, refusing to participate in interviews, merchandising, autographs, and any further creative ventures, and reportedly took up landscape painting instead