Comic Riffs: bill watterson


Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 10/16/2013

‘CALVIN’ MEETS ‘CUL DE SAC’: Bill Watterson, Richard Thompson say they’re ‘happy’ to share new two-man OSU show next March *(dates announced)

‘Calvin and Hobbes’ and ‘Cul de Sac’ creators ‘happy’ to share OSU’s new galleries; dates just announced.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:36 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard thompson, bill watterson, billy ireland museum library

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012

‘CALVIN AND HOBBES’ ART FETCHES RECORD $203K: Cartoonist-seller Brian Basset ‘blown away’ by jaw-dropping price for Bill Watterson original at auction [UPDATED]

Cartoonist-seller Brian Basset ‘blown away’ and ‘thrilled’ by record price for Bill Watterson original at auction.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  calvin and hobbes, heritage auctions, bill watterson, brian basset

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012

COMICS SYNDICATES: As Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute an influential figure

Comics syndicates: As influential Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute the the great Lee Salem

By Michael Cavna  |  09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, john glynn, universal uclick, garry trudeau, bill watterson, richard thompson, lynn johnston, mark tatulli

Posted at 12:44 AM ET, 06/11/2012

TEAM ‘CUL DE SAC’ AUCTION: Rare Watterson painting sells for $13K

Rare painting by ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ creator Bill Watterson sells for more than $13,000 at Team Cul de Sac auction.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:44 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  team cul de sac, richard thompson, chris sparks, bill watterson, stephan pastis, patrick mcdonnell, r. sikoryak

Posted at 12:06 AM ET, 02/24/2012

‘CALVIN AND HOBBES’ ART AUCTION: Watterson’s watercolor original sells for $107K

By Michael Cavna  |  12:06 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill watterson, calvin and hobbes, heritage auctions

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/11/2011

SPX 2011: Author CRAIG YOE hatches celebration of Herriman with dazzling new ‘Krazy Kat’

By Michael Cavna  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george herriman, krazy kat, craig yoe, bill watterson, richard thompson, michael chabon

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

THE POWER & PITFALLS OF GEEK MEMORY: From DC to Star Wars, what a week it was for ‘Nostalgia Factories’

From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, star wars, craig thompson, craig yoe, george herriman, bill watterson, joe simon, jack kirby, george lucas, grant morrison, jim lee, geoff johns, dan didio, new 52

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 04/22/2011

THIS JUST IN: First new art from ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ creator in 16 years, syndicate says

“Calvin and Hobbes” creator’s painting a contribution to “Cul de Sac” fundraiser.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:44 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard thompson, bill watterson, calvin and hobbes, cul de sac

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/11/2010

The 'Riffs Interview: Being Bill Watterson -- 'LIO' creator MARK TATULLI shares the secrets of spoofing 'Calvin & Hobbes'

(Images courtesy of Universal Press Syndicate & Mike Lynch Cartoons) Will the real bespectacled, besweatered Bill Watterson please stand up? Because a fellow Universal Press Syndicate creator, it seems, is cribbing your look. Numerous cartoonists have been accused over...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes, Lio, Mark Tatulli, Universal Press Syndicate

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/11/2010

'CALVIN MINUS HOBBES': Even Miss Wormwood might shudder at this new math

courtesy of Jeff Ocean / Calvin Minus Hobbes "Garfield Minus Garfield" is a joy to read, with a twist that's not just sending up the strip but also spinning it with a winningly surreal bent. Then, on the flip...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Bill Watterson, Calvin Minus Hobbes, Dan Walsh, Garfield Minus Garfield, Jeff Ocean, Jim David