An Homage

When Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes debuted on November 18, 1985, his professional peers immediately took notice.  The central concept of the strip – that Hobbes, a stuffed tiger, was real to Calvin but to no one else – became more than just a gimmick in Watterson’s gifted hands.  It was a launching pad into a brilliantly conceived world of childhood imagination.
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An Easter Story

Over the years, Easter Sunday has presented an ideal opportunity to do special holiday-themed Hi and Lois Sunday pages.  Our readers come from many different religious backgrounds, so it is exclusionary to focus on the Christian traditions of Easter.  Although we occasionally make references to God in the strip, we try not to be too specific about the religious beliefs of the Flagston family.  Most of the Easter strips we do deal with bunnies, baskets, eggs and chocolate.
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