Posts Tagged: Calvin and Hobbes
All the new media will inevitably change the look, function, and maybe even the purpose of comics, but comics are vibrant and versatile, so I think they’ll continue to find relevance one way or another. But they definitely won’t be the same as what I grew up with.
An encounter with childhood Calvin and Hobbes anthologies inspires a rumination on the comic and nostalgia itself in this essay at the Awl.
Tackling aspects of nostalgia that we often forget, as well as the drawbacks of overdosing, the essay also explores the comic’s perspective on the subject:
“Calvin and Hobbes tells us not to wallow in nostalgia for childhoods that were more complicated than we remember....more