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Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

Nevin Martell

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

the unconventional story of Bill Watterson and his revolutionary comic strip

by Nevin Martell

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartoonists,
  • Biography,
  • Comic books, strips

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index.

    Statementby Nevin Martell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6728.C34 M37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25271659M
    ISBN 101441106855
    ISBN 109781441106858
    LC Control Number2012372662
    OCLC/WorldCa663476292

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      Book Talk - Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson (10/01/09) - Product Description For ten years, between and , Calvin and Hobbes was one the world's most beloved comic strips. And then, on the last day of , the strip ended. Its mercurial and reclusive creator, Bill.   Read "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip" by Nevin Martell available from Rakuten Kobo. For ten years, Calvin and Hobbes was one the world's most beloved comic strips. And then, on the last day of , the s /5(4).

    Just recently, fan and author Nevin Martell penned a book, "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes" (Continuum Publishing, $), which chronicles not only the story behind the strip but Martell's.   Given the odds of any of us ever meeting Bill Watterson in person, reading Looking For Calvin and Hobbes is the next best option, as true a reading of Bill Watterson and his legendary comic strip as we are ever likely to get, short of Watterson himself coming forth from the enigma into which he has happily retreated, to the endless fascination.


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Its mercurial and reclusive creator, Bill Watterson, not only finished the strip but withdrew entirely from public life/5.

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Should be interesting. Calvin is just a semi-normal teenage boy whose life is filled with coincidences. The very day Calvin took his first breath was the day Bill Watterson published his very last comic strip for Calvin and Hobbes.

Calvin's grandpa bought him a stuffed tiger named Hobbes that Calvin carried everywhere as /5. Looking for Calvin and Hobbes The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and His Revolutionary Comic Strip (Book): Martell, Nevin: Baker & TaylorTraces the life and career of the creator of Calvin and affectionate and revealing book about uncovering the story behind this most uncommon trio — a man, a boy and his tiger.

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New York, NY: Continuum, Print. On the last day ofnewspapers ran the last installment of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, to the disappointment of fans worldwide, myself included.

The strip's creator, Bill Watterson, had. Calvin and Hobbes was a comic strip by cartoonist Bill Watterson that ran in the newspapers from until The two characters are Calvin (a young imaginative boy) and Hobbes (a stuffed tiger).

The majority of the books are compiled the Calvin and Hobbes comic strips that were published throughout the past year, however there is also original content (such as artwork, poems and stories.

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There's also a strip in which the TV appears to be broken, and Calvin and Hobbes are reading a book. Calvin reads Karl Marx's famous "religion is the opiate of the masses" quote and ponders the meaning; a thought bubble from the TV reads: "It means Karl Marx hadn't seen anything yet." See also this strip on "high" art vs.

"low" art. "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes" is a biography of Bill Watterson, the creator of the renowned Calvin Hobbes comics strip that ran in newspapers across the world during the 80s and 90s. In it, Martell takes on the formidable task of piecing together clues about the reclusive artist's life/5(6).

And in the begining of the book, Watterson puts together Calvin and Hobbes Poetry with subjects that appear in Calvin's comic strip life. It has strips with all of everyone's favorite characters such Susie Derkins, Moe, and Rosalyn. If you want a book with non-stop laughter and one that you can read over and over, this is truly the one.5/5(6).

“Looking for Calvin and Hobbes,” a new book by Nevin Martell, chronicles one man’s various attempts to interview Watterson, who may well be the greatest recluse of the 21st century. The cover says it all: Martell’s subject can only be partly seen, even in the best of circumstances, having left just the faintest hint of his actual.

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and His Revolutionary Comic Strip. New York: Continuum, $ ISBN X, ISBN Nevin Martell has written a curious book, although one would probably best consider it a : Mike Rhode.

Download PDF Looking For Calvin And Hobbes book full free. Looking For Calvin And Hobbes available for download and read online in other formats.In the Calvin and Hobbes 10th Anniversary Book, Bill admitted that the Weirdos from Another Planet story arc was a little too preachy and heavy handed in its environmental aesop for his liking.

He also wasn't pleased with how the backgrounds on Mars came out, considering them too cartoony and overdone. In the same book, he admitted the dinosaur artwork in early Calvin and Hobbes comics does.

Though Martell does not find Calvin, Hobbes, or Watterson, "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes" nonetheless provides a good overview for the uninitiated. Those interested in Watterson's pre-"Calvin and Hobbes" work will find adequate information here, but unfortunately only in narrative form.

The book sadly contains no pictures/5(78).