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Looking for Calvin and Hobbes : the unconventional story of Bill Watterson and his revolutionary comic strip

Author: Nevin Martell
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A work about uncovering the story behind this most uncommon trio - a man, a boy and his tiger.

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Martell, Nevin.
Looking for Calvin and Hobbes.
New York : Continuum, 2009
(DLC) 2009517938
(OCoLC)277204463
Named Person: Bill Watterson; Bill Watterson; Bill Watterson; Bill Watterson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nevin Martell
ISBN: 9781441193667 1441193669 1282876899 9781282876897 9781441106858 1441106855
OCLC Number: 682891953
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 247 pages)
Contents: Introduction - with film studios and merchandisers offering millions of dollars to license his characters, why would Bill Watterson turn up his nose and reject the American dream?; Chapter 1 - biographical examination of Watterson as a young man.; Chapter 2 - an overview of the history of the comic strip in America, and its relation to Watterson's art; Chapter 3 - Watterson's first forays into the world of comic art; Chapter 4 - a boy and his tiger are born; Chapter 5 - a look at Watterson's contemporaries; Chapter 6 - Calvin & Hobbes go supernova; Chapter 7 - why was Calvin & Hobbes a revolutionary and inimitable cartoon strip?; Chapter 8 - 10 years after the comic strip began, Watterson brings his fantastical odyssey to an abrupt close; Chapter 9 - What has been happening in the 13 years since Watterson effectively dropped off the face of the planet?; Chapter 10 - a trip to Watterson's hometown; Chapter 11 - The legacy of Calvin & Hobbes; Chapter 12 - What does the future hold for Watterson?; Chapter 13 - final analysis of why Watterson gave it all up; Outroduction - a summary of the author's journey to find Watterson.
Responsibility: by Nevin Martell.

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"'Martell, who wears his fan heart on his sleeve, travels far and wide to gather pieces of Watterson lore. He interviews former syndicate employees, comic strip artists from the past and present, and Read more...

 
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