January 12, 2009 01:57 PM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger’s Rules
Many of my readers, I hope, are familiar with Bill Watterson’s late, lamented comic-book series recounting the exploits of Calvin and Hobbes. In my view, it is a masterpiece, as wise and intellectually sophisticated as it is funny. It was a sad day when Mr. Watterson decided to hang up his pen and move on [...]
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