Bill Watterson Breaks Silence


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.

Mental Floss achieved the impossible and scored an interview with reclusive Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson.

Read the whole thing to see what Watterson says about merchandise, movie adaptations, and what he really thinks of those Calvin stickers on people’s cars.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →