This is my second post about Calvin and Hobbes. As you can see, Calvin’s imagination is a little . . . twisted. But we can relate to playing with your food. What kid didn’t play with their food and by the looks of it, it’s more fun to make a sculpture than to eat the green slop.
Watterson was never shy about making a point. He never intended for his strip to be just for laughs. It was supposed to teach us something, like how the educational system can be pointless.