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Posted on 27 June 2018 | 10:40 am
A “Classic” Strip Mixing Light and Dark:
Bleeding Cool NewsA “Classic” Strip Mixing Light and Dark: DunceBleeding Cool NewsAs the fourth issue of Dunce just went live on Kickstarter, I feel I'm starting to the hang of this. My attitude used to be that I want to make stories, not jokes, meaning: longer comics, not newspaper strips. At the same time, there has always been ...
Posted on 23 June 2018 | 8:30 am
Here are some of the best places for
USA Today 10Best (blog)Here are some of the best places for stargazing in the worldUSA Today 10Best (blog)"If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently." Calvin and Hobbes author Bill Watterson said that, and we tend to agree. Looking up at the sky can really put life in perspective, as you take in the ...
Posted on 19 June 2018 | 9:15 pm
Longmont artist Hannah K. Davis makes debut
Longmont artist Hannah K. Davis makes debut at Denver Comic ConThe Daily CameraShe has been interested in comics from a young age, consuming Bill Watterson's "Calvin and Hobbes," the animated series "Samurai Jack" and other anime and manga. "Initially, I wanted to be an animator, but as time went on, I realized it wasn't for me," ...
Posted on 16 June 2018 | 8:45 pm
Bill Watterson and 100 years of Cleveland
cleveland.comBill Watterson and 100 years of Cleveland editorial cartoonscleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio -- For more than 100 years, Cleveland has been a hub for artists wishing to express themselves in the form of editorial cartoons. We've collected cartoons, sketches and original drawings from artists Bill Watterson, Willard Combes, Roy ...
Posted on 13 June 2018 | 3:15 am
Comic artist celebrates whimsy in story of
Another day, another inquiring reporter. Comic strip rock star Dana Claire Simpson was unfazed. “I'm in my bathrobe, drinking coffee,” the Auburn artist said casually in a phone interview. “I take advantage of all the perks of being employed the way I am.”
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 9:51 am
Introducing ‘Phoebe and Her Unicorn’
Cartoonist Dana Simpson loved reading the comic strips “Bloom County” and “Calvin and Hobbes” as a kid, but something was missing. “You see so many strips from boys’ point of view,” Simpson told the Herald. “There aren’t a lot of girl characters in comic strips; she’s a sidekick, or just the girl, like Smurfette.” So the 37-year-old created “Phoebe and Her Unicorn,” a strip about the adventures ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:17 pm
District Line Daily: Bowser Budget
A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to email@example.com .
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 8:54 am
Arts Roundup: Author’s Return Edition
Actress Tonya Beckman learned her role for Forum Theatre's Passion Play in less than two weeks. [ DC Theatre Scene ] Wale 's planning a secret D.C. show for tomorrow.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:10 am
Cartoonist Dana Simpson speaks on new comic
It’s only 10 a.m. on a Monday in Auburn, Washington, but cartoonist Dana Simpson is already on her second interview of the morning. It’s the price of success, but Simpson is happy to pay it ” even if it’s come a little abruptly, and a little late.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 10:48 pm
Artist spotlight: Paul Roustan
M.M.: Growing up, which artists and styles interested you? P.R.: In my youth, I was drawn to the works of Dr. Seuss, J Scott Campbell, Bill Watterson, and more. I'm still a fan of all of them, of course. In my late teens and 20s, I became obsessed with ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:09 pm
10 Important Life Lessons from Calvin &
Bill Watterson's Calvin & Hobbes is undoubtedly a part of most people's childhood. These newspaper comic strips made for brilliant ‘back-from-school' afternoon preoccupations. They are funny, witty and some of them make you think, ‘By God! I never ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:30 am
Daily Reads: How 'Straight Outta Compton'
2. Selling Out the Newspaper Comic Strip. Bill Watterson and Charles Schulz, creators of "Calvin and Hobbes" and "Peanuts" respectively, are two of the most acclaimed comic strip writers of all time. Charles Schulz embraced the opportunities that success ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:28 am
Mining’s structural problems can’t be
“Now what state do (we) live in? - Denial.” Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, could very well have been referring to South Africa and our approach to the structural Titanic we like to call the mining sector. As zama ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:32 pm
How Snoopy Killed Peanuts
Perhaps Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin & Hobbes, had the right idea. He stopped working on his strip after only 10 years — a fifth of the time that Schulz spent working on his — and he never licensed his characters. Because as legendary as Peanuts i ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 5:19 am
metoote: RT @mekoto1099: || If people sat
metoote: RT @mekoto1099: || If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently. ||
-Bill Watters~~ ht…
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 5:00 pm
mdwfm_: RT @mekoto1099: || If people sat
mdwfm_: RT @mekoto1099: || If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently. ||
-Bill Watters!*@^ ht…
Posted on 18 July 2018 | 5:00 pm
Resolved Question: Don't you think that Bill
I mean, c'mon, what literature is better than Calvin & Hobbs?
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:02 am
Resolved Question: Did bill watterson write
i swear if he did i'm gonna give him a colombian necktie because this just shattered just about everything that was good in my childhood that isn't dead or otherwise ruined
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 4:01 am
Resolved Question: Is there a Bill Watterson
I'm looking for the most "official" biography possible of him, meaning the most detailed, unbiased, etc. I'm right now reading the Steve Jobs bio, and I want to know if there is something along these lines for Bill Watterson, who is one of my favorite people ever. Thanks!
Posted on 10 July 2013 | 4:50 pm
Resolved Question: Remember Bill Watterson,
Calvin and Hobbes was probably the best cartoon of all times. I heard that Watterson gave up the strip because he was having to spend so much time and energy fighting people who were plagiarizing the strip, but I wonder what he is doing now. Does anyone know?
Posted on 5 May 2012 | 11:23 pm
Resolved Question: Why did bill watterson
Posted on 19 November 2011 | 2:34 am