Creator of Calvin and Hobbes Gives Great
TVOvermindCreator of Calvin and Hobbes Gives Great Life Advice in Comic FormatTVOvermindBill Watterson is the artist and creator of (in my humble opinion) the greatest comic strip of all time, Calvin and Hobbes. I was a bit too young to appreciate it while it was originally published from 1985-1995, but I started devouring the book ...
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 9:00 am
Ad-libbing adulthood - Hindu Business Line
Hindu Business LineAd-libbing adulthoodHindu Business LineA story arc from 1989 in Bill Watterson's much-loved comic strip Calvin and Hobbes features the young tyke Calvin and his parents returning home to find it burgled. Calvin recovers from the shock quickly enough when he finds that his beloved stuffed ...
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 3:15 am
UK turns crazy triple play vs UofL - A Sea
A Sea of BlueUK turns crazy triple play vs UofLA Sea of Blue... only one recorded example of a 7-2-6 occuring in MLB history according to SABR. It was way back in 1923, when the Phillies turned one against the Pirates. "It's a magical world, Hobbes ol' buddy...let's go exploring!" - Bill Watterson. by JLeverenz ...
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 7:04 pm
CIFF41: Bill Watterson Brings Dave Made a
Audiences Everywhere (press release) (blog)CIFF41: Bill Watterson Brings Dave Made a Maze Back HomeAudiences Everywhere (press release) (blog)I expected as much, given that I had read that the offbeat slacker comedy was made by locally grown filmmaker Bill Watterson, who was in attendance for the event. But if that geographical nepotism might account for the attendance, I have to concede ...
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 5:04 am
'100 Years of Experience:' Dynamic Duo Help
Centralia Chronicle'100 Years of Experience:' Dynamic Duo Help Build Centralia CollegeCentralia ChronicleWatterson resides in Chehalis on a hilltop that overlooks the house he was born in. According to his brother Bill, Watterson, around 1956 started working with Schwiesow Construction, a family company. Watterson said he left the area for 20 years to ...
Posted on 6 April 2017 | 10:51 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
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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
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