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Calvin and Hobbes vs. Peanuts

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Jekyll, Feb 24, 2010.



  1. Hard2Fit

    Hard2Fit Distinguished Member

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    C&H ftw.
    (No contest.)
     


  2. Eccentric

    Eccentric Senior Member

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    I'm not sure if Peanuts ever made me laugh, even once. Calvin and Hobbes, however, had a great influence on my early developement.
     


  3. T4phage

    T4phage Distinguished Member

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    peanuts cause they had those funky soundtracks
     


  4. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    dont make me choose. they both hold a special place in my heart
     


  5. tagutcow

    tagutcow Stylish Dinosaur

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  6. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Early Peanuts is incredible. There's never been a comic strip so cruel and sad. If Shulz had ended it as Watterson did, this would be no contest, much as I like C&H. Peanuts went soft long before it ended, but still.

    In one of his final interviews, Shulz said something along the lines of, "I did not give this up, this was taken from me." Heartbreaking.
     


  7. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    C&H. Seriously. I grew up on C&H. There is no comparison.
     


  8. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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  9. Acephale

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    Early Peanuts is incredible. There's never been a comic strip so cruel and sad...

    Charlie Brown and the Little Red-Haired Girl, sigh.
     


  10. tagutcow

    tagutcow Stylish Dinosaur

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  11. Jekyll

    Jekyll Distinguished Member

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    I voted for both.

    Early Peanuts is incredible. There's never been a comic strip so cruel and sad.

    Agreed. The 50s and most of the 60s were great, I think. I do love some of the 70s stuff as well.
     


  12. akatsuki

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    C&H, it isn't even a contest.
     


  13. JayJay

    JayJay Stylish Dinosaur

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    C&H ftw. (No contest.)
    +100
     


  14. MrG

    MrG Stylish Dinosaur

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    I was ready to come in all "Calvin and Hobbes, bitches" and "this isn't even a contest."

    Then you posted those strips.

    Old-school Peanuts was intense. Plus, they have the awesome holiday specials.

    I'm calling it a draw.
     


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