Calvin and Hobbes is a comic strip written and illustrated by American cartoonist Bill Watterson, and syndicated from November 18, 1985 to December 31, 1995. It follows the humorous antics of Calvin, a precocious and adventurous six-year-old boy, and Hobbes, his sardonic stuffed tiger. The pair are named after John Calvin, a 16th-century French Reformation theologian, and Thomas Hobbes, a 17th-century English political philosopher.
At its height, Calvin and Hobbes was featured in over 2,400 newspapers worldwide. Nearly 45 million copies of the 18 Calvin and Hobbes books have been sold.
“Calvin and Hobbes” is clever, hilarious, and never went on passed its prime.