The Complete Calvin And Hobbes is a collection of the famous comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes. The comic strip depicts the story of a precocious, naughty and adventurous six year old boy, Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes, who he believes is real. The strip revolves around the relationship between the two as Calvin goes out of his way to create trouble while Hobbes tries to steer him out of it. It's sarcastic, sardonic and has such wonderful dry humor that it is bound to make smile. The author has covered various topics through his strips about environmentalism, public education, philosophical quandaries and the flaws of opinion polls.
The strip started being published in newspapers from 18th November, 1985. The series was such an instant hit that the strip started being published in more than 250 newspapers. The Complete Calvin And Hobbes collection is a must have for all fans of the legendary comic strip. The strip has had a fan following from not only the past generation but will find takers in contemporary times too.
The collection consists of all comic strips published by Bill Watterson from 1985, when he first started publishing to 1996 and when he retired from the strip and closed it down. The Complete Calvin And Hobbes collection is composed of three hardcover, four-color in a sturdy slipcase. The book is available in hardcover.
Nearly 45 million copies of the 18 Calvin and Hobbes books have been sold.
As of January 2010, reruns of the strip appear in more than 50 newspapers worldwide.
|Title:||The Complete Calvin And Hobbes|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster|
|Reading age :||All Age Groups|