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calvin-and-hobbes

It’s been nearly 20 years since the last time a new adventure of Calvin and Hobbes graced the comic strip pages of your local newspaper, and for fans around the world that love hasn’t diminished in the slightest over the past two decades. The enduring love for the strip endures despite creator Bill Watterson‘s refusal to monetize the strip or its characters, and indeed many more people admire Watterson for taking an artist stance rather than deride him for theirĀ  inability to own their own official Hobbes plush tiger. Now, in a new and rare interview with Watterson, it appears that the creator continues to stand firm on his instance that Calvin and Hobbes belong solely on the printed page. (more…)