November 18, 1985: Calvin and Hobbes

Calvin and Hobbes

1894 – The first Sunday Comics section is printed by the New York World.

1985 – 91 years later, Bill Watterson syndicates a comic about a boy and his stuffed Tiger. Calvin and Hobbes will bring laughter to millions for the next ten years. It reached through 2,400 newspapers (at it’s height) and spun off 18 books. Bill Watterson ended the comic on December 31st, 1995 and has left it retired since.

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