Calvin and Markov is a project by Josh Millard that uses a Markov chain process to remix classic Calvin and Hobbes comic strips into something even more surreal. Millard details the process behind the project in a lengthy blog post on his site.
So far I’ve marked up the 1985 and 1986 strips, or about 14 months total. That adds up to about 1300 separate lines for Calvin (I peeked, it’s 1,268 lines containing 10,832 words total), a few hundred for Hobbes, 100+ each for Calvin’s mom and dad, and on the order of dozens for the other recurring characters.
images via Calvin and Markov