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Let's Go Exploring : Calvin and Hobbes
by Michael Hingston




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A fascinating investigation of a beloved comic strip The internet is home to impassioned debates on just about everything, but there's one thing that's universally beloved: Bill Watterson's comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Until its retirement in 1995 after a ten-year run, the strip won numerous awards and drew tens of millions of readers from all around the world. The story of a boy and his best friend -- a stuffed tiger -- was a pitch-perfect distillation of the joys and horrors of childhood, and a celebration of imagination in its purest form. In Let's Go Exploring, Michael Hingston mines the strip and traces the story of Calvin's reclusive creator to demonstrate how imagination -- its possibilities, its opportunities, and ultimately its limitations -- helped make Calvin and Hobbes North America's last great comic strip.

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Overview

A fascinating investigation of a beloved comic strip The internet is home to impassioned debates on just about everything, but there's one thing that's universally beloved: Bill Watterson's comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Until its retirement in 1995 after a ten-year run, the strip won numerous awards and drew tens of millions of readers from all around the world. The story of a boy and his best friend -- a stuffed tiger -- was a pitch-perfect distillation of the joys and horrors of childhood, and a celebration of imagination in its purest form. In Let's Go Exploring, Michael Hingston mines the strip and traces the story of Calvin's reclusive creator to demonstrate how imagination -- its possibilities, its opportunities, and ultimately its limitations -- helped make Calvin and Hobbes North America's last great comic strip.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781770414136
  • ISBN-10: 1770414134
  • Publisher: ECW Press
  • Publish Date: May 2018
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.7 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

Series: Pop Classics #10

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