History ComicStrip / CalvinAndHobbes

17th May '16 12:56:09 PM SantosLHalper
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* EyeTwitch: [[https://thecomicninja.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/calvin-and-hobbes-playtime-large.jpg Farmer Brown experiences one]] when he sees a train, an airliner, and a massive fissure all headed for his house.

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* EyeTwitch: [[https://thecomicninja.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/calvin-and-hobbes-playtime-large.jpg Farmer Brown experiences one]] when he sees a train, an airliner, and a massive fissure all headed for his house.house-- right as he (unknowingly) tries lighting a match right next to a gas leak.
15th Apr '16 3:27:56 PM RadiatedRonin
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'''Calvin''': ''I'm not even sure which muscle to flex. (as he tries to make his rear end light up like a firefly)''
15th Apr '16 10:52:59 AM RadiatedRonin
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*** To be fair, his parents couldn't hear what he was saying, as they were in the next room. Their only comment is to marvel that he is "building worlds in there."
8th Apr '16 1:32:43 PM BunnyStar
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** Calvin's favorite cereal qualifies as this. With a name like Chocolate-Frosted Sugar Bombs it'd have to be.

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** Calvin's favorite cereal qualifies as this. With a name like Chocolate-Frosted Sugar Bombs ChocolateFrostedSugarBombs it'd have to be.
2nd Apr '16 4:47:48 PM Prinzenick
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** In one strip, he also took a jab at comic book collectors of the time, which eventually became vindicated by the [[UsefulNotes/TheGreatComicsCrashOf1996 comic industry crash of the mid-90's]], which was in part caused by the oversaturation of the market with worthless "collectors" comics.
28th Mar '16 9:09:47 AM Prfnoff
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* SneakingSnacks: A RunningGag involves the many elaborate and often ill-conceived plans Calvin develops in his attempts to raid the cookie jar.
25th Mar '16 4:09:29 PM TrollMan
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* AuthorFilibuster: Shows up in quite a few strips, usually dealing with some issue Watterson had with corporate policy getting in the way of art, or how modern society couldn't appreciate nature or the power of the imagination.

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* AuthorFilibuster: Shows up in quite a few strips, particularly near the end of the comic's run, usually dealing with some issue Watterson had with corporate policy getting in the way of art, or how modern society couldn't appreciate nature or the power of the imagination.
24th Mar '16 12:37:48 AM MoPete
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* InMediasRes: The second duplicator arc begins with three strips showing a well-groomed, well-behaved Calvin, but no indication of why he's acting that way. A few strips later, we find out that the Calvin from the beginning of the arc is actually a duplicate of Calvin's Good Side.
23rd Mar '16 9:22:09 PM MoPete
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* EmergencyBroadcast: Calvin parodies one of these, with his attention signal being a loud, panel-filling scream.
--> '''Calvin''': Had this been a real emergency, the scream you just heard would have been followed by lots more just like it.
19th Mar '16 5:47:01 AM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* NightmarishFactory: Calvin imagines his stomach to be like this, with gut flora wading waist-deep in a vat of acid set into a dungeon floor, breaking food down with sticks, and getting blown to peices every time he belches.

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* NightmarishFactory: Calvin imagines his stomach to be like this, with gut flora wading waist-deep in a vat of acid set into a dungeon floor, breaking food down with sticks, and getting blown to peices pieces every time he belches.
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