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Scientific Progress Goes Boink - (Calvin and Hobbes) by Bill Watterson (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • Calvin and Hobbes touched the hearts (and funny bones) of the millions who read the award-winning strip.
  • 128 Pages
  • Humor, Form
  • Series Name: Calvin and Hobbes

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About the Book



In five years of syndication, Calvin and Hobbes has become an American comic strip sensation, appearing in more than 1,800 newspapers daily and Sunday. The popularity of the strip is complemented by bestselling cartoon collections, which have sold more than one million copies apiece. In this latest collection, never before published in book form, Calvin and Hobbes are hilarious whether the two are philosophizing about the future of mankind ore plotting their latest scheme.



Book Synopsis



Calvin and Hobbes touched the hearts (and funny bones) of the millions who read the award-winning strip. One look at this Calvin and Hobbes collection and it is immediately evident that Bill Watterson's imagination, wit, and sense of adventure are unmatched.

In this collection, Calvin and his tiger-striped sidekick Hobbes are hilarious whether the two are simply lounging around philosophizing about the future of mankind or plotting their latest money-making scheme. Chock-full of the familiar adventures of Spaceman Spiff, findings of Dad's popularity poll, and time travel to the Jurassic Age, Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" is guaranteed to set scientific inquiry back an eon--and advance the reading pleasure of all Calvin and Hobbes fans.



Review Quotes




"A student of comics, Watterson drew from an eclectic set of influences...The result was a strip that was vibrant, accessible, and beautiful." (Jake Rossen, Mental Floss)

"At some level, all American childhoods are the same, which probably explains our lasting love affair with Calvin and Hobbes." (Timothy R. Smith, The Washington Post)

"Bill Watterson's 'Calvin and Hobbes, ' easily one of the most beloved comic strips of all time..." (Bryan Hood, New York Post)



About the Author



Bill Watterson is the creator of Calvin and Hobbes, one of the most popular and well-regarded cartoon strips of the twentieth century. Calvin and Hobbes appeared in newspapers from November 1985 until Watterson's retirement in 1995.

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Dimensions (Overall): 9.0 Inches (H) x 8.4 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: .75 Pounds
Suggested Age: 12-17 Years
Number of Pages: 128
Series Title: Calvin and Hobbes
Genre: Humor
Sub-Genre: Form
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Theme: Comic Strips & Cartoons
Format: Paperback
Author: Bill Watterson
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 1991
TCIN: 11985355
UPC: 9780836218787
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4334
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 8.4 inches width x 9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.75 pounds
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