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The Complete Calvin and Hobbes: A New Calvin and Hobbes Collection!

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Great news! The Complete Calvin and Hobbes is published October 4, 2005, containing 3 large hard-cover albums featuring all Calvin and Hobbes cartoons that ever appeared in syndication.

The list price is $150, but it's now available for only $99.00!
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
New print fully available again!

Welcome, you've come to the place where Calvin and Hobbes® once were honored with a great tribute and fan-site, "Calvin and Hobbes at Martijn's". Unfortunately the copyright owners didn't agree with that and made me shutdown the entire site. The biggest success of the site was the Calvin and Hobbes Strip Search, which received thousands of visitors every single day.

I want to thank for all your visits and nice comments. I've received hundreds of emails because of this shutdown; thanks for all the nice comments! It would take way too much time to reply to all of them, so don't think I don't read them. I've read every single one of them and appreciate your comments.

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For completeness, here's a list of all available Calvin and Hobbes® books, with direct links to buy them.

Calvin and Hobbes

Something Under the Bed is Drooling

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

Yukon Ho!

The Calvin and Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book: A Collection of Sunday Calvin and Hobbes Cartoons

Weirdos From Another Planet!

The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

The Revenge of the Baby-Sat

Scientific Progress Goes "Boink"

Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons

The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes

The Days are Just Packed

Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat

The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

There's Treasure Everywhere

It's A Magical World

Calvin and Hobbes: Sunday Pages 1985-1995

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
If you want to have all strips, but not all books (i.e. the least amount of books, but have every single strip) then you need to buy this list of books: Of course you could also buy "The Complete Calvin and Hobbes" listed above!

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Cartoonist to stop drawing 'Calvin and Hobbes'

November 9, 1995
Web posted at: 9:55 p.m. EST

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) -- Calvin and Hobbes, the terrible tyke and his sidekick tiger, will be retired from the funny pages on December 31.

In a letter to newspaper editors Thursday, cartoonist Bill Watterson said the decision to end the strip was not a recent or easy decision.

"I believe I've done what I can do within the constraints of daily deadlines and small panels," Watterson, 38, said in the letter. "I am eager to work at a more thoughtful pace, with fewer artistic compromises."

"Calvin and Hobbes" hit the comic pages in 1986 and entertained millions with the antics a 6-year-old boy with an overactive imagination and a not-so-stuffed tiger.

In the past nine years, the pair launched countless snowball ambushes, journeyed through space, tormented a baby sitter and ran afoul of Calvin's patient parents.

"Calvin and Hobbes" is distributed internationally to nearly 2,400 newspapers. More than 23 million copies of books based on the cartoon are in print. All 13 collections were million- dollar sellers in their first year.

In his letter, Watterson said he had not decided on what he will do next.

Lee Salem, editorial director at the Universal Press Syndicate in Kansas City, said that after December 31, the company will not provide reruns of the strip to newspapers the way it did when Watterson took a nine-month leave of absence in 1991 and again last year.

Salem said two "Calvin and Hobbes" book collections will be released next year. The books include comic strips that have already appeared in newspapers.

Beyond that, Salem said Universal Press does not know if Watterson will produce new books or other materials.

"We hope he'll come up with something we can use in the market," Salem said, "but we don't know what the market will be."

The reclusive cartoonist has refused to be interviewed and will not reveal where he lives.