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Calvin at Camp is a crossover series by author Blue Paratroopa, featuring the characters from Calvin and Hobbes, Peanuts, FoxTrot, and Ed, Edd n Eddy all going to a daycamp (located on a local college campus) together. During his many misadventures, Calvin ends up opening up a warp portal to the Mushroom Kingdom through some "Choose Your Own Adventure" Super Mario Bros. books. He quickly makes an enemy of Bowser Koopa, who is soon bent on destroying the camp, after the kids somehow manage to defeat him. After each defeat, his grudge grows a little bit bigger.

There is a slight "blasphemy" in the series, which is that a few other characters can "see" Hobbes as a real tiger: Jason, Marcus, Ed, Eddy, Double D, and Snoopy. This was done to make the stories flow a little bit more easily. Most of the characters make sense as to why they can see Hobbes, though Double D and Eddy require some Willing Suspension of Disbelief. Conversely, Hobbes is the only character besides Woodstock who can hear Snoopy "talk".

The series sends the characters on original adventures and also parodies various Disney films from time to time. So far, there are nearly forty "episodes." These all range in quality, and a few of them the author views as being less than fantastic.

The series can be found here, along with other stories by the author.

Tropes featured in this series:

  • Awesome, but Impractical: Calvin, Jason, and Marcus threaten Kevin with medieval weapons in "Water Week," but find out the hard way that although the weapons look cool, they weigh too much to be lifted off of the ground.
  • Batman Gambit: Eugene's plan in Jason Fox The Musical is to sit back and watch the kids tear each other apart after he's set up a scenario where they would drive each other insane.
  • Villain Recruitment Song: Eddy's parody of "Pick a Pocket Or Two," sung to Jason and Marcus.
  • Villain Team-Up: Played With in "A Stalker's Life." The kids are pitted against the Volleyball of Terror, Eugene, and the Kankers all at once, but the villains just get in the way of each other.
  • Walk the Plank: Jason and Marcus try to do this to Mr. Bun in the Pilot episode.