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Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic strip is right up there with Charles Schultz's Peanuts as one of the most beloved strips in the world, and its relevance has scarcely diminished since the last strip was printed on the last day of 1995. And the best part? As of this week, Cult of Mac reports, you can get the bulk of the series on iBooks.
The collection is broken up into three books: The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes, and The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes. (The titles were Watterson's way of satirizing such publications; they're actually in chronological order.)
Source: Cult of Mac
Each of the collections is available for $12.99, and you can even find some other goodies on the official page Apple set up for the collection, such as a documentary entitled Dear Mr. Watterson and We Were Pirates' soundtrack for the documentary as a separate purchase.
During its heyday, Calvin and Hobbes ran in 2,400 newspapers throughout the world, and today you'll still find reruns of the strip in newspapers from over 50 countries. If you or a loved one have never experienced Watterson's world before, this is a good place to jump in.
Edit: I previously said this was the entire collection--looks like I was wrong! Corrected.
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