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Calvin and Hobbes Creator Makes Secret Return

Bill Watterson draws several 'Pearls Before Swine' strips

(Newser) - It's been almost 20 years since Bill Watterson stopped drawing Calvin and Hobbes, and we've hardly heard from him since. But this week, another comic, Pearls Before Swine, took on a new style—and fans speculated that something unusual might be going on. They were right: Much of... More »

Calvin and Hobbes Creator Makes Poster for Movie

Bill Watterson agrees to documentary maker's request

(Newser) - Calvin and Hobbes fans have a little something to celebrate: a rare, new drawing by Bill Watterson, creator of the retired but still beloved cartoon. Watterson agreed to make the poster for a new documentary about the cartoon industry called Stripped, reports the Washington Post . "It sounded like fun,... More »

Calvin and Hobbes Print Sells for $107K

Bill Watterson's watercolor from a calendar sells at Heritage Auctions

(Newser) - Someone's a really big fan of the Calvin and Hobbes strip. A watercolor of the pair napping under a tree fetched $107,550 in a sale by Heritage Auctions this week, reports the Washington Post . The piece was created in the late 1980s by Bill Watterson, author of the... More »

Comebacks We'd Love to See

Prince, Julie Andrews, Francis Ford Coppola deserve another chance

(Newser) - Whether they're clearly taking anything just for the money or out-and-out slumming, numerous pop culture icons are mired in a rut of underachievement. The Onion A.V. Club staff fields a question from a Sylvester Stallone loyalist and lists more artists deserving of a second chance:
  • Sam Adams can't quit
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