Reading Calvin and Hobbes is the best way to kill time while we wait for life to shower us with meaning and happiness.
What is Calvin and Hobbes about?
The classic Calvin and Hobbes is a daily American comic strip created by cartoonist Bill Watterson that was syndicated from November 18, 1985 to December 31, 1995.
It follows the adventures of Calvin, a precocious, mischievous and adventurous six-year-old boy, and Hobbes, his sardonic stuffed tiger. A smart child with poor grades in school, Calvin has a creative and philosophical mind, but lack in restraint. He has a rich inner world, and a precious friendship with his tiger. The anthropomorophic tiger is an independant creature with a dim view of human nature. He participates to all Calvin’s activites, even when he knows it’s gonne end in troubles. Calvin’s parents are typical middle-class, his father a patent attorney and his mother a stay-at-home mom. Calvin also interacts with Susie Derkins, a classmate who lives in the same street, Rosalyn, his babysitter, Mrs Wormwood, his teacher and Moe, the school bully.