Hobbes & Me is Like Getting a Hug from a Tiger, in a Good Way

Rafael Casal‘s “Hobbes & Me” is the perfect Calvin & Hobbes adaptation. First of all, it recreates the strips exactly, with pauses between panels, without changing a syllable of Bill Watterson’s masterwork. The shorts are in black and white, recreating the look of a daily strip. Casal is an excellent Calvin, with all of his grandiosity and wild hair, and as if all that wasn’t enough, Hamilton‘s Daveed Diggs wears an absurd fuzzy tiger coat to play Hobbes. This is so much better than any live action adaptation or feature-length cartoon could have been. Check out the episodes below!

You can see more of Casal’s work over here…and you might be able to see Daveed Diggs in Hamilton if you make a large enough sacrifice to an Elder God, but even they’re having trouble getting tickets.

[via AV Club!]




Back to the top of the page


Subscribe to this thread

Post a Comment

All comments must meet the community standards outlined in Tor.com's Moderation Policy or be subject to moderation. Thank you for keeping the discussion, and our community, civil and respectful.

Hate the CAPTCHA? Tor.com members can edit comments, skip the preview, and never have to prove they're not robots. Join now!

Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices.