The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

Hardcover | September 6, 2005

byBill Watterson

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Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this three-volume collection of every comic strip from the comic strip’s eleven year history (1985 to1996).

Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2,400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1, 1996. The entire body of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons published in a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Composed of three hardcover, four-color volumes in a sturdy slipcase, this New York Times best-selling edition includes all Calvin and Hobbes cartoons that ever appeared in syndication. This is the treasure that all Calvin and Hobbes fans seek.

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Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this three-volume collection of every comic strip from the comic strip’s eleven year history (1985 to1996).Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and...

Bill Watterson is the creator of Calvin and Hobbes, one of the most popular and well-regarded cartoon strips of the twentieth century. Calvin and Hobbes appeared in newspapers from November 1985 until Watterson's retirement in 1996.Online:gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1440 pages, 12.5 × 11.3 × 5.3 inPublished:September 6, 2005Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0740748475

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE the high quality; perfect for this equally stunning collection!. One of the nicest things about this collection is that, because of the high-quality printing standards, you can enjoy reading these books repeatedly without damaging the pages or the exceptionally well-crafted binding––always a risk with some hardcover editions of strip collections. Well done!!
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from How can you not like Calvin and Hobbes I bought two of these as gifts. Quality was excellent and the contents are self explanatory. A must for any Calvin and Hobbes fan.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and Unique This collection of comic strips could not be nicer and better presented. If you are a fan of the Calvin and Hobbes its a must buy.
Date published: 2011-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice collector's item For the ultimate Calvin fan :)
Date published: 2009-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality comicing This high quality complete edition of C&H is perfect! I have absolutely nothing bad to say about it. Good quality pages, binding, presentation, everything! LOVE IT. Three volumes of awesome.
Date published: 2009-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A work of art created by a genius Of course, Garfield and Peanuts are wonderful, fantastic cartoon strips. Calvin & Hobbes is a work of artistic genius though. Intelligent, silly, warm-hearted, insightful, and beloved by millions, the adventures of a mischievous little boy and his real-to-him tiger is simply a work of creative genius that will not be replicated.
Date published: 2008-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential I put the The Far Side set that is packaged similarly on my xmas list a few years ago and my family bought it for me. The first thing that struck me was the build quality of the books. This set is no different. The cloth binding, the thickness and quality of the paper. The overall feel of the book and the way it's presented is fantastic and really adds to the enjoyment of rediscovering Calvin and Hobbes. I am giving away all the other Calvin and Hobbes books I have because they just seem inferior to this set. Some people won't just because these books are very big and very heavy and anything but transportable but that just outlines the quality of this set. When I went to go pick up the set I couldn't believe the weight of it. If you even have a mild liking of Calvin and Hobbes just buy this set, you won't regret it. The notes by Bill Watterson are actually really interesting, especially about the attempted merchandising of his creations and his dealings with the publishing industry. A new Mad Magazine Don Martin collection in this format is out now as well. I'm not a fan of his work but I'm hoping they do a Sergio Aragonés. Basically anything they release like in this format that I like I will buy. Help!
Date published: 2008-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's all here! For all Calvin and Hobbes fans, THIS IS IT. Every strip ever published all here. 3 volumes and each one weighs a ton all encased in a box (which needs die-cut finger holds as it is hard to remove the volumes) ! Coated stock with both black and white and colour comics. I was really disappointed when the strip ended a few years back - no wonder this collection is a best-seller. A bit pricey but worth the cost.
Date published: 2006-10-22

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