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The return of Calvin And Hobbes

Written By: Gary on September 4, 2005 One Comment

I was very excited when I looked at the Sunday funnies today, Calvin and Hobbes was right there with a big color strip above the fold! It was a pretty generic entry, it had today’s date on it but with a little surfing I found out it’s reruns.

It’s interesting because it’s supposedly out just to get people hyped about the three volume $150 collection that’s coming out in a month (only $94.50 at Amazon). But Bill Watterson has never really been to interested in marketing, according to the Detroit Free Press

There never was an officially licensed Hobbes, nor was there any genuine “Calvin and Hobbes” product other than the strips or the books in which they’re collected.

Now I don’t know how much money the guy has made on C & H but all he has to do is say the word and he could have many millions more (at least I’d guess so). And probably a few more if they let them do a TV show/movies/video…

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One Response to “The return of Calvin And Hobbes”

  1. Omni says on: 4 September 2005 at 1:08 am

    Wouldn’t you KILL for a Hobbes stuffie? Come on, admit it, even though you’re a man… wouldn’t you love to have one? :-)

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