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Peanut Butter And Chocolate: Bill Watterson and Mark Twain

Olden Lore

Before creating Calvin & Hobbes, Bill Watterson was an editorial cartoonist for a Cincinnati newspaper. He specialized in cartoons inspired by and including quotes by Mark Twain. He lasted six months. But we think he did okay after that. After the jump are more vintage Watterson cartoons.

On Congress:

On cats, pre-Hobbes:

On fulfilling requests:

(The Pictorial Arts)

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