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{{Alter ego
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|image = Octopus.png
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|alter_ego_of = [[Calvin]]
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|first = January 29, 1986
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|last = December 31, 1988
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'''Octopus''' refers to two of [[Calvin|Calvin's]] alter egos. They each appeared in a weekday strip.
 
'''Octopus''' refers to two of [[Calvin|Calvin's]] alter egos. They each appeared in a weekday strip.
 
==First appearance==
 
==First appearance==
[[File:Octopus.png|thumb]]In its first appearance, the octopus was purported to "[terrorize] [a] sleepy waterfront community" by snatching tourists on a beach. This would actually be impossible for any octopus, which would be incapacitated outside of the water. Calvin was really just grabing his [[Calvin's mother|mother]].
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In its first appearance, the octopus was purported to "[terrorize] [a] sleepy waterfront community" by snatching tourists on a beach. This would actually be impossible for any octopus, which would be incapacitated outside of the water. An anology for Calvin really just grabbing his [[Calvin's mother|mother]].
   
 
Here, the octopus was a cartoonlike caricature with an anthropomorphic face and character.
 
Here, the octopus was a cartoonlike caricature with an anthropomorphic face and character.
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==Second appearance==
 
==Second appearance==
 
[[File:Octopus_2.png|thumb|left]]In its second appearance, the octopus was in its natural element performing regular octopus behavior. Threatened by an unidentified enemy, it released a cloud of ink and escaped, as an analogy to Calvin spraying [[Susie Derkins|Susie]] with pen ink at school.
 
[[File:Octopus_2.png|thumb|left]]In its second appearance, the octopus was in its natural element performing regular octopus behavior. Threatened by an unidentified enemy, it released a cloud of ink and escaped, as an analogy to Calvin spraying [[Susie Derkins|Susie]] with pen ink at school.
   
 
The octopus was depicted realistically here, with convincing textures and acurate morphology.
 
The octopus was depicted realistically here, with convincing textures and acurate morphology.
[[Category:Minor supporting characters]]
 
 
[[Category:Alter egos of Calvin]]
 
[[Category:Alter egos of Calvin]]
 
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[[Category:Characters in Calvin's imagination]]
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[[Category:Calvin's imagination]]

Latest revision as of 20:19, 18 August 2018

Octopus refers to two of Calvin's alter egos. They each appeared in a weekday strip.

First appearance

In its first appearance, the octopus was purported to "[terrorize] [a] sleepy waterfront community" by snatching tourists on a beach. This would actually be impossible for any octopus, which would be incapacitated outside of the water. An anology for Calvin really just grabbing his mother.

Here, the octopus was a cartoonlike caricature with an anthropomorphic face and character.

Second appearance

Octopus 2.png

In its second appearance, the octopus was in its natural element performing regular octopus behavior. Threatened by an unidentified enemy, it released a cloud of ink and escaped, as an analogy to Calvin spraying Susie with pen ink at school.

The octopus was depicted realistically here, with convincing textures and acurate morphology.