Bill Watterson on creating Calvin & Hobbes

"the last great newspaper comic" (via)
The last great newspaper comic” 

“Quite honestly I tried to forget that there was an audience. I wanted to keep the strip feeling small and intimate as I did it, so my goal was just to make my wife laugh. After that, I’d put it out, and the public can take it or leave it.”

—Bill Watterson created Calvin & Hobbes for him and his wife. To echo Kurt Vonnegut, “write to please just one person.”

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