Trailer: New Calvin And Hobbes Documentary Gets Set For Release

My hunch is that many folk reading this have a pretty meaningful personal relationship with Bill Watterson‘s Calvin & Hobbes strips. I certainly do.

Enough of the strip’s fans are interesting enough – either because they’ve got a good anecdote to tell, or because they’re professionals that were influenced by Watterson – that Joel Allen Schroeder has been able to compose a documentary from their testimony.

The film was a Kickstarter project but it’s now going to break out wider, with Deadline reporting a November 15th release date, both in certain cinemas and on VOD across North America.

Here’s a trailer for the film, from its official YouTube channel.

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Of course, the title Dear Mr. Watterson acknowledges the format, but there’s no sight nor sound of Calvin and Hobbes‘ creator anywhere in there – unless you count the caricature. He’s a famously reclusive man. Or, perhaps more properly, a very private man.

I find these films a very easy watch, myself, but they do tend to be a bit light. Maybe Schroeder will have found the right interview subjects to get a little more substance here – it’s certainly encouraging that his film will get a decently generous release.

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