Calvin and Hobbes in the woods
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A HUGE portion of my childhood was spent sprawled out on the floor, reading and re-reading Calvin & Hobbes books until the covers fell off, and the pages were ripped and tattered. I was always a bit envious that my stuffed animals never went on wild adventures with me (something I’m not quite over yet), and I even painstakingly made a clay mobile of Calvin, Hobbes, Suzy, and bully Moe once in art class. Seriously, I was a die hard fan. And so I must thank freelance photographer Michael S. Den Beste for bringing these BFFs to life by photoshopping the two frolicking against real-life scenery – that first image makes my heart burst! Monday morning just got a whole lot brighter. Check out more here!

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14 Responses to you’re the calvin to my hobbes

  1. So delayed, but oh how I love this. I too was a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan — and still have many, many C&H books sitting on a bookshelf in my apartment, equally as tattered. What a great art series!

  2. Lori says:

    I just brought in some of my Calvin and Hobbes books to my 5th graders, and now they can’t get enough of them! At Christmas I even tried to convince them to name our class elf Hobbes.

  3. Jillian says:

    Oh, me too! I looooved Calvin & Hobbes. I still remember the one where Calvin put Crisco in his hair for picture day, haha. These images are great!

  4. Debie Grace says:

    This is just adorable! I love those two!! <3

  5. Lena says:

    So, so sweet!

  6. Stephanie says:

    Cute! The first photo is my favorite too. Such a classic cartoon. Thanks for sharing!

  7. homestilo says:

    These are brilliant!

  8. Laicie says:

    Calvin & Hobbes!! My favorite as a kid! Actually my sister even named one of her dogs Hobbes. :)

  9. This is awesome! I’ll have to forward it to my hubs. He was a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan too!

  10. I love them… This is such a great idea!

  11. Alyssa says:

    I’ve never really read calvin and hobbes but these pictures are pretty awesome anyways!

  12. Sarah says:

    These are fantastic!

  13. little t says:

    Seriously brilliant! I want to see that mobile you made!