This man, I say.. is a genius! prodigy! creative power house! Epitome of precocity!!… I can keep going on and on about this man!! I love the English language and even more the ones who can just bring out art of it! So, does this man, Bill Watterson.
I am such a crazy fan of this man and his comic Calvin and Hobbes; so crazy that I even had a crush on that boy(!) and till date I do not know if I have gotten over it!. I mean, who could even make a 6 year old talk about philosophy, socialism, psychology, racism, environment, what not…. you name it…and there is a strip on the subject!.
Intro for Newbies: As the name goes, the strip is about Calvin, a six year old boy and his stuffed tiger Hobbes (but alive and real to Calvin). Bill wrote these characters inspired from his life, wherein the boy and the tiger were himself and his alter ego. The boy can often be seen to be playful, rant-y and in his imaginary world, but the tiger is more wise and practical. It has been 20 years since the strip ended, but is awesomely still relevant and relatable to ones daily life, feelings and thoughts.
Its a world, so perspective to be lost in and to enjoy its profoundness.
Calvin’s never ending struggle with studies and especially Math!
And introducing to you, the man behind this!! * drum roll * Bill Watterson
Well, now you know why He is the best!