August 21, 2006

Bill Watterson Rarities

I have loved Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes from the first time I read it (a day or two after it first ran in 1985) up to the present; my wife even got me the hard-bound Complete Calvin and Hobbes collection for Christmas last year.

So I was really tickled to check out this collection of Watterson rarities that Lynn found. It's neat to see his pre-Calvin work, as well as examples of the only couple of authorized Calvin and Hobbes items that Watterson ever licensed.

My sons both love these books, and I wish I could get them an authorized t-shirt to keep the characters alive as they were intended to be seen, not as some peeing or praying little boy sticker planted on the back of redneck pickup trucks.

Posted by JohnL at August 21, 2006 10:18 PM | TrackBack

The hard-bound "Complete Calvin and Hobbes" collection? No, I don't own it, but I do think I ruined a set drooling over it at the local B&N.

Posted by: Gunner at August 21, 2006 11:12 PM
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