Release Date: November 15th, 2013
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min
The work of comic strip creator Bill Watterson, author/illustrator of "Calvin & Hobbes."
Director: Joel Schroeder
Distributors: Gravitas Ventures
For all its fandom and self-indulgence, Dear Mr. Watterson does offer some insightful musings about the decline of comic strips in general, with their content ever shrinking due to the diminished state of the newspaper industry. show more
The documentary is at its best when it eases up on the adoration a little and turns to a serious discussion of the state of comics these days, what with newspapers on the decline and digital media scattering an art form that was once centralized on pages delivered to everyone's door. show more
Schroeder’s film makes a convincing case that the fact that the characters have never been licensed has a lot to do with why it is still so precious to so many people. show more