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03 December 2012

09 November 2012

9 November 2012 - eXpertComics

"Calvin and Hobbes | Every Day Fun
By Dan Robertson Published November 9, 2012 at 17:32

"Mr Watterson never marketed for merchandising. All product’s outside of the books, two calendars, and a textbook titled Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes are all counterfeit works. This includes those pictures depicting Calvin peeing on things. In 2010 the US Postal services released a set of postage stamps honoring Calvin and Hobbes as one of five comic strips that year."


27 July 2012

11 July 2012

11 July 2012 - ellamedler

"I grew up with Calvin and Hobbes and have all the books. Though there is a book called Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes that sells for thousands. I do wish I had it."


25 May 2012

25 May 2012 - Fremsley

"There’s an American school textbook from the early nineties based around CALVIN & HOBBES that costs, well, THOUSANDS of dollars...

"A shame the textbook can’t(?) be republished..."


24 May 2012

24 May 2012 - Doobybrain

"Teaching with Calvin & Hobbes: one of the rarest and most expensive textbooks ever published

"It’s well-known that Bill Watterson didn’t like the idea of licensing his beloved comic book characters from Calvin and Hobbes out for merchandising sales. Over the years this meant that little official Calvin and Hobbes merchandise exists except for some stamps, 2 rare 16-month calendars from ’88-’89 and ’89-’90... and the rare textbook you see in the images in this post.

"The textbook was not written by Bill Watterson but instead he licensed his characters to Linda Holmen and Mary Santella-Johnson so that they could base each lesson in the textbook around his comic strip. The textbook is extremely rare and is known in book collecting circles as one title that carries with it a very high price. Copies available can range between $1250 to $34,000 (or higher!)."


23 May 2012

23 May 2012 - Vintage Kids' Books My Kid Loves

"What makes Calvin and Hobbes even more wonderful is that despite its immense popularity, its creator, Bill Watterson, has refused to license the characters... with the exception of a few calendars back in the day, some stamps a few years ago and apparently a textbook..."


11 April 2012

11 April 2012 - Animal Crossing Community forums

"I only own two books, but I have read all of them except homocidical psyco jungle cat and , of course, Teaching with calvin and Hobbes."


03 March 2012

3 March 2012 - asimplefellow

"Calvin taught me to explore the other ~249, 998 words in the English language (excluding inflections and double meanings). And I am not even counting words like transmogrifier.

"By the way, if you find a copy of the book in the image, it can fetch between $8,000 -$10,000!"


27 January 2012

27 January 2012 - Still Life with Girl

"The comic strip was widely popular worldwide and produced 18 books. Almost no legitimate Calvin and Hobbes merchandise exists outside of the book collections. Exceptions produced during the strip’s original run include two 16-month calendars (1988–1989 and 1989–1990), and the textbook Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes."

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"'Beyond the Peanuts comic strips of legendary cartoonist Charles Schulz, there is no more popular comic strip...'"


22 January 2012

22 January 2012 - Facebook

"Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes

"Basic Information
Release Date: 1993
ISBN: 1878849158
Publisher: Playground Publishing"