Monday, October 21, 2013

An interview with Bill Waterson

Via The Honest Courtesan, here's the first interview with Bill Waterson (creator of Calvin and Hobbes) in years.  Here's a taste:
Purely for trivia and posterity’s sake, if you could indulge some (even more) inane queries: One story that’s made the rounds is that a plush toy manufacturer once delivered a box of Hobbes dolls to you unsolicited, which you promptly set ablaze. For people who share your low opinion of merchandising, this is a fairly delightful story. Did it actually happen?
Not exactly. It was only my head that burst into flames.

1 comment:

Goober said...

What's wrong with merchandising?