The comic is set in the contemporary US; Calvin is a 6-yr-old boy & Hobbes is the toy tiger that comes alive only for him. The comic describes his adventures & interactions with other people, his flights of fantasy, his observations about society, & his friendship with Hobbes. Other characters include his parents, Susie (his classmate), Moe (the neighborhood bully), Ms.Wormwood (his teacher), Rosalyn (the babysitter) & Principle Spittle.
Several recurring themes include *click for larger version*
Several comic books have been published, I had the joy of poring over one (belonged to a friend hehe) & it was nice to read the comics, some in full color :)