Calvin and Susie in snowI also grew up on Calvin & Hobbes, including all the strips with snowmen, winter adventures, and Calvin-Susie bickering.

Granted, baby Bennett here doesn’t exactly have that vibe. But I don’t think I would’ve drawn this scenario at all without that reading material in mind.

Boxing Day, 1972: Washoe County, Nevada

(pat pat)

Boy (tiny!Cybele’s-Master): Here.

You can use this for the nose. Merry Christmas.

Girl: Keen! Look, he likes it!

It’s neato! Thank you!


Boy: Aaahhh! Cooties! Ick ick ick!