Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson secretly returns to the comic pages | 22 Words

Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson secretly returns to the comic pages

By Abraham Piper

The last 3 panels of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine have included guest artwork from the reclusive Bill Watterson…if the Pearls artist Stephan Pastis is to be believed.

The Calvin and Hobbes author agreed to draw for the other strip on the condition that it be kept a secret until the short series was complete. Yesterday was the last one.

So here are the last few days of Pearls Before Swine, starring Bill Watterson as a precociously artistic, smart-ass second grader…

Pearls Before Swine with Bill Watterson - 01

Pearls Before Swine with Bill Watterson - 02

Pearls Before Swine with Bill Watterson - 03

Read how this all came about…assuming it’s true. I checked the calendar and it’s not April 1.

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