Sep 28 2011

28 Hi-Def Calvin and Hobbes Wallpapers

Published by at 10:00 am under Comics,Images

(click for wallpaper size)

There are few things I truly miss in life. One is my cat Goldie who died when I was twelve of an enlarged heart. The second is Bill Knapp’s restaurant which went out of business and had the best chicken noodle soup I’ve had or will ever have. The third is Calvin and Hobbes, a comic strip I loved as a kid, but appreciated even more as an adult once I started getting most of the deeper jokes and thoughts in it.

But Bill Watterson wanted to go out on top, and so he pulled a Seinfeld and ended the strip when it was still insanely popular. All we have left are the old comics, but there’s plenty of joy to be found in those to this day.

This wallpaper collection I found over at Hoyso, but the site appears to be down. I managed to locate the images by themselves, and I’ve posted them below so you can pick and choose which you might like to express your love for the comic. My pick is the one above, but there are a bunch of great ones to choose from here.





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15 responses so far

15 Responses to “28 Hi-Def Calvin and Hobbes Wallpapers”

  1. Nicholason 28 Sep 2011 at 11:07 am

    Thank you so much for these! So much nostalgia. I actually wrote a letter to Mr. Watterson when I was 11 I think and I first heard he was going to retire. I asked him to reconsider. I actually received a reply on Calvin and Hobbes stationary. Obviously it didn’t work but still classy to respond to an 11 years old.

  2. Ozyon 28 Sep 2011 at 11:17 am

    This is quite possibly my favorite post in this entire site’s history.

  3. Ianon 28 Sep 2011 at 11:48 am

    Chose the 4th one down for my work PC…thanks for posting these!

  4. Samson 28 Sep 2011 at 11:56 am

    Thanks! Great collection here!

  5. Greg Closeon 28 Sep 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Very, very cool. Thanks for posting!

  6. Jim Laheyon 28 Sep 2011 at 2:27 pm

    Those are all great, but i still prefer my current calvin and hobbes wallpaper with the background being actual comic strips of CH.

    http://wordofwar.deviantart.com/art/A-Tribute-to-Calvin-and-Hobbes-112273116

  7. Mikeon 28 Sep 2011 at 5:07 pm

    Thanks, these are the best wallpapers I’ve seen in a long time. I like the part where there’s no Calvin peeing on X ones.

  8. Tyleron 28 Sep 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Best. Post. Ever.

  9. Uncoolaidmanon 29 Sep 2011 at 6:42 am

    There is only 27, I demand one more wallpaper!

  10. Conoron 30 Sep 2011 at 7:16 am

    This is the greatest thing I have ever seen!

  11. MetFanMacon 01 Oct 2011 at 3:59 pm

    C&H = Guaranteed Awesome.

  12. Andrewon 29 Oct 2011 at 4:56 am

    Thanks so much, this is great nostalgia!

  13. Taboron 30 Jul 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Bill Waterson quit doing Calvin and Hobbes not so much because he wanted to go out on top, but because he was tired of fighting with his syndicate about the content and the legacy of his art. He was especially adamant about not wanting Calvin and Hobbes to be merchandized, like Charles Schultz’s Peanuts, with toys, t-shirts, and mugs. I wonder how he would feel about his artwork being used as wallpapers.

  14. Antrikshon 04 Aug 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Amazing!!!

  15. Yogeshon 10 Aug 2012 at 8:47 pm

    This is like hitting a Jackpot !!
    Thanks Thanks Thanks !! :D

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