Few classic comic strips carry the lasting legacy and continuing relevance of the wildly popular Calvin & Hobbes. Finally, there’s a documentary coming out that explores it’s appeal and cultural significance, called “Dear Mr. Watterson” (referring to the strip’s creator, Bill Watterson). As described by the filmmakers:
It is an exploration to discover why his ‘simple’ comic strip made such an impact on so many readers in the 80s and 90s, and why it still means so much to us today.
For those of you, like us, who can’t wait to see this film, Topspin is powering the pre-order campaign which contains a number of exciting items. In addition to giving away free bonus footage and a free downloadable song from the soundtrack in return for an email, presale options include: