The Rarely Seen Original Artwork From Bill Watterson’s Yearbook

Bill Watterson has been notoriously reclusive since ending Calvin and Hobbes in 1995. Luckily for us, there's one thing no one can hide from: what happened in college.

It turns out Watterson was a prolific artist for his college yearbook, The Kenyon Collegian, and his signature style and wisdom are unmistakable. Here are some of his rarely seen early works, complete with context from the classmate who unearthed them:

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THEY ALL SAY No ONE'S BEEN RIPPING SQVIRRELS LIMR FROM UMB IN THIS QooM.. loy Campus security guards mostly were there to shut up students. CRACKED Source: Tim Hulsizer

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They say the satisfaction of teaching makes up for the lousy pay. WELL. THINK WE ALL KNOW BY NOW THAT MR. GROOBMAN ADVOCATES NUKING THE BUMS: So Do

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Unemployment builds character. WELL WERE WE ARE. TWENTY, ONE ARS OLD. IN THE PRIME OF OUR LIVES, INTELLIGENT. CLEAN CUT. WITTY. WELL EDUCATED... AND

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ONE HUNDRED-SXTEEN ONE HUNDLOD.SEVENTEEY.. JEEZ, WHY DOESN'T SOMEONE AMSWER THE DAMN PHONE ?2/ Back in those days there was only one phone per hall,

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Cyclists have a right to the road too!' AH. I CAN TAKE PHYSICS TESTS ANY DAY (NESI CRACKED COM

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WS HAIRY BUFFALS'IS A DEINKG, >u MooM. RUFCAIN DAD THS WE BAR? Several of the cartoons were originally published inverted, white on black. As you ca

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Can you spot the grown-up Moe? FTON U OW.. HAVE TMIS VEELING WNT TO A PARTY LAST NIGWT... CRACKED COM

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THE CAMPUS MAS COMPLETELY RAZED DURING SENIOR WEEK  GOO GOD. WHO WAS RESPANSIS. RR THATP 00 One of the students took a cartoon from the Kenyon Colleg

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Becoming an adult is probably the dumbest thing you could ever do. WILE 1 APPRECIATE OvR INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT. Me. GROOBMAN, DOUBT A LECTURE ON W

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MY GOD. VEBRUARY'S DEPLESSING. 1900 l seem to recall in his senior year Watterson lived in Caples dorm, the only high-rise on campus. CRACKED COM

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SUdS! I AIN'T ..AND THE LIBRARY, WHERE WEEKS! I SPEnD MOST oF MY SEN yOU Fo EVENINGS, BAIL, MAN? IS RIGHT WHO POSTED DOWN YOU GONNA PAY For HERE, AND.

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It's not denial. I'm just very selective about the reality accept. OOPS. LOOKS WKE LAUNORY DAY AGAIN. CRACKED COM

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VIET NAN Noscllo ti 646 This is the original art from a cartoon that was published on February 22, 1979, and related to the standoff between Russia a

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Calvin's mother had to put herself through colege somehow. Firf CRACKED COM

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We've also uncovered some bawdy inside jokes Watterson had with fellow artist Berkeley Breathed: President Reagan's The Family Circus dad bare killed

The Raunchy Bill Watterson Artwork You Probably Haven't Seen Before

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