Thursday, December 22, 2016

Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) & Stephen Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) Collaboration, June 2-June 7, 2014

No one working today in daily comic strips captures the depth, range, and pure semiotic joy of the medium more than Stephen Pastis in Pearls Before Swine--before him came Bill Watterson (and before either of them, way back in the day, Winsor McCay).  So it was magic in 2014 when Watterson and Pastis teamed up for a week of Pearls strips; here they are in all their glory (a higher resolution jpg lives here) :

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