The final volume of Calvin and Hobbes might just be the very best. Digital . 193. The flights of fantasy are far fewer here, which is usually something I do not care for. They then both ride on their bobsled, eager to look around the world and find new and exciting things. I was about 12 when the "It's a magical world" strip ran in my local paper. My First Attempt at a Needle Felt Hobbes !! Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. And if I'd known then that there would be no "next year's book" I'd have had a quiet moment after that last hurrah. 279. Watterson is trying to give us his view on where we were going. I love Calvin and Hobbs, I just laugh and laugh. This thread is archived. There’s a lot of things the world can offer us and we sometimes close ourselves to the possibility of actually going out and enjoying ourselves. Some people never forget what they were doing when they heard about a historic event or the death of someone famous; as for myself I'll always remember where I was when I read the last ever 'Calvin and Hobbes' strip in the paper. It's a magical world,Hobbes,ol' buddy... Let's go exploring the virtual world!! This is one of the best comic strips ever written. It truly is a magical world when Calvin and Hobbes are in it! Bill Watterson (born William Boyd Watterson II) is an American cartoonist, and the author of the comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes". Your email address will not be published. 193. The one word I didn't understand was anthropomorphize. To some, it may have been a waste of time. Calvin and Hobbes was so important to me when I was younger, and still is important. Friday, 29 May 2009. Well, until next time bye. My review for all Calvin and Hobbes books is this: Calvin and Hobbes books are great fun and really witty humor! So Mind Fart! It's a magical world, Hobbes, ol' buddy... Let's go exploring! , Hi I read this book  because I've read other books from this series and they were really funny and that is also the reason why I gave this book 5 stars. I've many other "funny-books", but these are the ones that bring me most joy. Fan-Art. I always wanted more of Spiff and Tracer. It was really funny and I'm probably going to read it again because some of them I didn't read all of it. When Calvin tells Hobbes, "It's a magical world...lets go exploring,", it speaks powerfully to me on several levels. View all posts by Victor de la Cruz. So even though it is a couple days late, here is my ideas on Cartoons and what we can learn from them. ( Log Out /  However, there are a lot of philosophical ideas as well. A new year ... a fresh, clean start! Let’s go exploring. To see what your friends thought of this book, It's a Magical World (Calvin and Hobbes #11), Calvin: "I read this library book you got me". Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The comforting, thought-provoking and the poignant look at serious family issues that the Calvin and Hobbes brings about in its readers is perhaps the reason why it has been one of the most successful comic strips of all time. That said, I have learned more interesting vocabulary from Calvin and Hobbes than I think I have from most of my other favorite authors combined. Yet another among the books published by Bill Watterson from the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip that I have enjoyed. Calvin and Hobbes will make you laugh every time. Thank you so much, Bill Watterson, for writing (and drawing) this. Buy a Print of This Comic License This Comic. About as good as it gets, even through nostalgia goggles. by Andrews McMeel Publishing. ... t updated this thing for a bit. It was a staple of my childhood, and this last collection is so bittersweet. February 07, 2019. That is because Watterson's mundane stories often had a slice of life sentimentality that I found wanting. Welcome back. Most of my childhood (and adult life) was spent doing a lot of geeky stuff: watching TV, playing video games and going to the movies.