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Calvin & Hobbes’ Daddy Bill Watterson Proves Why Stay At Home Moms and Dads Rule

I first caught this on my friend Brian's Tumblr page. Considering it's the first thing I've read in, geez, over a decade from Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson, I was super impressed. It's clear that Watterson loves what he does and loves his family. This one most definitely goes out to all you awesome Stay At Home Moms and Stay At Home Dads too!   The original source is ZenPencils.com. The words were from a speech Watterson gave at his alma mater, Kenyon College back in 1990. The art, done in a beautiful Watterson-style, was drawn by ZenPencils' own Gavin Aung Than. Pretty cool stuff all around his site. Check it out


I Want to Live in a World With Calvin & Hobbes

My two favorite comic strips of all time are Bloom County and Calvin & Hobbes. I read them religiously when I was a kid, racing to the newspaper every single day to see what wackiness awaited. I have a slew of Bloom County books and a few years ago got the Complete Calvin & Hobbes triple-hardcover slipcase. You need a forklift to read the thing. I completely respect creator Bill Watterson for stopping Calvin & Hobbes when he did. It was still a damn funny strip, and they went out on top. Rather than spiraling into mediocrity like... uh... Opus and company did with Bloom County. But for the life of me, ...