Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nevin Martell

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nevin Martell year 2010
  • Book name: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip
  • Author: Nevin Martell
  • Release date: 2010/9/7
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9780826429841
  • Rating: 9.2 of 10
  • Votes: 892
  • Review by: Wiley Battle
  • Review rating: 9.24 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'Looking for Calvin and Hobbes' is an affectionate and revealing book about uncovering the story behind this most uncommon trio - a man, a boy and his tiger. From the get-go, it was obvious that this was no ordinary comic strip. Calvin was named after the 16th-century Protestant theologian who believed in predestination, Hobbes after the philosopher a century later who once observed that life is 'nasty, brutish and short'. Watterson injected real philosophical questions into his strip and coupled his commentaries with groundbreaking artwork. His lavish half-page Sunday strips completely re-envisioned the potential of the comics, while never detracting from his poignant humor. Bill Watterson was completely different from most comic strip creators because he never wanted to see Calvin & Hobbes turn into a commercial monolith. A longtime liberal and former political cartoonist, he staunchly refused to have the characters merchandised - a decision which could have netted him millions of additional dollars in income per year - and rarely made public appearances or granted interviews.When Steven Spielberg called him to talk about making an animated Calvin & Hobbes movie, Watterson didn't take the call. As a result, dozens of bootleg items have flooded the market. There were only 3,160 strips ever produced, but Watterson has left behind an impressive legacy. Calvin & Hobbes references litter the pop culture landscape and his fans are as varied as they are numerable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Graphic Novels: History & Criticism, Individual Artists, Art Monographs, Comic Book & Cartoon Art, Cartoons & Comic Strips, Popular Culture
  • Available formats: DOCX, PDF, WORD, DOC, HTMLZ, EPUB, TXTz, TXT. Compressed in Z, RAR, LHA, AZW, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 39.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x228x22.86mm
  • Weight: 453.59g
  • Printed by: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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