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Bill Watterson

Bill WattersonAKA William B. Watterson II

Born: 5-Jul-1958
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cartoonist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reclusive creator of Calvin and Hobbes

Grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Wrote and drew the syndicated "Calvin & Hobbes" comic strip to great acclaim and popularity from 1985-95, then retired.

Father: (patent attorney)
Brother: (younger)
Wife: Melissa

    University: Political Science, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH (1976-1980)

    The Cincinnati Post Editorial cartoonist (1980)
    Reuben Award 1986
    Reuben Award 1988

Author of books:
Calvin and Hobbes (1987, comics)
Something Under the Bed is Drooling (1988, comics)
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury (1988, comics)
Yukon Ho! (1989, comics)
The Calvin and Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book (1989, comics)
Weirdos From Another Planet! (1990, comics)
The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury (1990, comics)
The Revenge of the Baby-Sat (1991, comics)
Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" (1991, comics)
The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes (1992, comics)
Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Snow Goons (1992, comics)
The Days Are Just Packed (1993, comics)
Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat (1994, comics)
The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book (1995, comics)
There's Treasure Everywhere (1996, comics)
It's a Magical World (1996, comics)
Calvin and Hobbes: Sunday Pages 1985-1995 (2001, comics)
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (2005, comics, anthology)

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