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Bill Watterson (1)

This page covers the author of The Essential Calvin and Hobbes.

For other authors named Bill Watterson, see the disambiguation page.

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Cartoonist Bill Watterson was born in Washington, D.C. on July 5, 1958. He graduated from Kenyon College in 1980 with a B.A. in Political Science. Before beginning to publish his popular Calvin and Hobbes comic strip in 1985, Watterson worked briefly as a political cartoonist and also designed grocery advertisements. Calvin and Hobbes is one of the most well-regarded, successful comics of the twentieth century. Watterson depicted the adventures of an imaginative six-year-old boy and his stuffed tiger for ten years and ended the strip at the height of its popularity. The creator is known for his revolutionary design techniques and refusal to merchandise his characters or allow them to appear in an animated series. Watterson published several collections of his Calvin and Hobbes strips, including "It's a Magical World," "The Days Are Just Packed," and "The Revenge of the Baby-Sat." He has been recognized numerous times for excellence, including receiving two Reuben Awards for Cartoonist of the Year, consecutive Harvey Awards for Best Syndicated Comic Strip from 1990 to 1996, and two Eisner Awards for Best Comic Strip Collection. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Essential Calvin and Hobbes… (more)
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes 5,068 copies, 33 reviews
Calvin and Hobbes 4,290 copies, 42 reviews
The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes 4,183 copies, 14 reviews
The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes 4,181 copies, 27 reviews
Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat 4,064 copies, 21 reviews
Something Under the Bed Is Drooling 3,881 copies, 17 reviews
The Days Are Just Packed 3,753 copies, 16 reviews
Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" 3,695 copies, 10 reviews
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes 3,617 copies, 57 reviews
Weirdos from Another Planet! 3,580 copies, 18 reviews
Yukon Ho! 3,448 copies, 24 reviews
There's Treasure Everywhere 3,183 copies, 16 reviews
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Kosto elää! 13 copies
The Mysteries 13 copies
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Bare for sjov! 11 copies, 1 review
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En for alle - 9 copies, 1 review
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Ude med snøren 7 copies, 1 review
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