Real Life Adventures of Calvin & Hobbes


Growing up, Calvin and Hobbes was always one of my go to comic strips in the Sunday newspaper. Although much of the humor was over my head while in newspaper print, I loved Hobbes and wanted an imaginary tiger of my own. I remember getting a book of the comics in 5th grade and laughing hysterically when I rediscovered it in high school. Redditor nite4awk will make you crave a bowl of Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs as you travel down memory lane with good old Calvin & Hobbes- super-imposed into real life scenes. Laughing Squid has identified the creator of these images as Portland, Oregon-based freelance photographer Michael S. Den Beste.

Rockin’ Reddits- Re-Styling Your Favorite Characters

It’s always fun to see a cartoon character re-vamped by an artist in a way that you’d never expect. Wilma Flintstone as a pin-up girl, Smurfette as a sexpot, Iron Man Pixar style, and the Nightmare Before Christmas’ Jack & Sally as realistic people are just a few of the clever pieces that you’ll find in our Sub-Reddit of the week AlternativeArt.