Guess who's back? Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson returns to the world of comic strips after nearly 20 years

June 8, 2014 9:59 PM

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Guess who's back? Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson returns to the world of comic strips after nearly 20 years

The year 1995 was the last time a Calvin and Hobbes comic was drawn. Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes is a recluse who has only one picture of his in existence! After taking a sabbatical in 1995, Watterson was not in touch with anyone from the world of cartoons and comics. In fact, it is said that he didn't even take Steven Spielberg's call asking to be involved in a project!

Stephan Pastis, the creator of a comic strip 'Pearls before Swine' was intent on bringing Watterson back on the cartoon scene. He revealed in his blog how he got Bill Watterson on board after a hiatus of almost 20 years. Pastis wrote a nervous email to Watterson about how he had influenced his own w...

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