Chris Ware's post-Newtown New Yorker cover, January 2013. A sad companion to his back-to-school cover a few months earlier, which showed all the parents texting and tweeting and checking e-mail as soon as the kids entered the school.
Fascinating comic. "I just think people often forget or don't realise that our starting points, or our paths to success, aren't all even. Some people have to overcome more obstacles in the path to succeeding than others," says illustrator Toby Morris.
The Very Best Calvin and Hobbes Comic Strips From Our Youth
Your school district thanks you, Calvin! It needs this datum point for the Teacher Evaluations, Common Core, No Child Left Behind, Standards Based Assessment, Flavor of the Month, Race to the Top, and to decide if you go on to the next grade level.