Comic Riffs: heritage auctions


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 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 12:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012

BIG-MONEY AUCTION: Comics collection from a Depression-era Virginia boyhood fetches $3.5M

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  billy wright, heritage auctions, michael rorrer

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/16/2010

'CHARLOTTE'S WEB' cover art snares $155K at auction

(Courtesy of Heritage Auctions) That's some radiant sales price. Heritage Auctions had expected the original cover art for 1952's "Charlotte's Web" to fetch about $30,000. Instead, the iconic illustration for E.B. White's classic children's story has snared more than...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Charlotte's Web, E.B White, Garth Williams, Heritage Auctions