Thursday, May 13, 2010

"I Will Be Stopping Calvin and Hobbes"

From 1995, here is the letter Bill Watterson sent to newspaper editors when he quit CALVIN AND HOBBES after ten years.

"... I believe I've done what I can do within the constraints of daily deadlines and small panels. I am eager to work at a more thoughtful pace, with fewer artistic compromises."

Read the whole transcript at the Letters of Note blog.

Hat tip to Comics Reporter!


Anonymous said...

what the hell does Bill Watterson do anymore?

Mike Lynch said...

I'm sure if Mr. Watterson wanted us to know what he was doing, we would know.

skarab said...

Pretty clever of him to not date the letter!