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  Forget Brooding Superheroes — the Big
VultureForget Brooding Superheroes — the Big Money Is in Kids' ComicsVultureShe'd grown up in the San Francisco Bay Area, eschewing superhero material in favor of Sunday funnies like Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes and Lynn Johnston's For Better or Worse in the '80s and '90s. A kid who liked to draw, she began emulating ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:24 am
  Not a mere comic - The Hindu
The HinduNot a mere comicThe HinduBill Watterson tackles everything from friendship, relationship with parents and first crushes to world peace, environment and death with the help of the innocently witty Calvin and his Hobbes who is rather matter-of-fact. I would recommend Calvin and ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 12:29 am
  You will need more than music this time -
You will need more than music this timePauls Valley Daily DemocratNote: Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes' creator, continues to lead a nearly totally private life. How refreshing to be reminded, in the faces of his two characters, that the work, the craft, was and remains the most important commitment any artist can ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 6:24 am
  Bathurst Bushrangers Rebels reach midway
Western AdvocateBathurst Bushrangers Rebels reach midway point of the season undefeatedWestern AdvocateNUMBER ONE: Bill Watterson and the Bathurst Bushrangers Rebels remain undefeated after their win over Dubbo Demons. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK. Saturday's match at George Park 2 pitted the undefeated Rebels against a Dubbo Demons outfit keen to ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 12:43 am
  A Q&A with stained glass artist Johnny
Louisville Eccentric ObserverA Q&A with stained glass artist Johnny GordonLouisville Eccentric Observer... which could explain the consistent appearances of flowers, trees and birds in my panels. Add that to years of staring at Frank Lloyd Wright and Charles Rennie Mackintosh books, art nouveau/deco, geometry, symbolism, Bill Watterson, typography ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 12:57 pm
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  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
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  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
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  JennyRobb: @TheWileyMiller @TheWileyMiller
JennyRobb: @TheWileyMiller @TheWileyMiller @JennyRobb So true, Wiley. This particular group huddle was inspired by Bill Watters@#'s color work.
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:07 am
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:07 am
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:07 am
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  Resolved Question: Don't you think that Bill
I mean, c'mon, what literature is better than Calvin & Hobbs? http://comicbookrealm.com/cover-scan/0bdcc481a317dd8bd6fee450e38f8629/xl/andrews-mcmeel-publishing-calvin-and-hobbes-collection-weirdos-from-another-planet-soft-cover-1.jpg
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:02 am
  Resolved Question: Did bill watterson write
http://planetozh.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/calvin-hobbes-pills.jpg 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
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