Two cartoonists among the 50 richest celebrities, or not

Two cartoonists among the 50 richest celebrities, or not

Two cartoonists, Jim Davis and Matt Groening, are among the 50 richest celebrities in the art world. At least that’s what they say in another one of those thousand lists of billionaires in which no data is ever provided other than bare, round figures, usually … Read more

More than 11,000 Garfield strips up for auction

Two cartoonists among the 50 richest celebrities, or not

Over 11,000 Garfield strips up for auction Original Garfield ink on blue pencil from January 13, 2001 and his certificate of authenticity dated December 29, 2001 to be auctioned on 29 December. Some 11,000 “Garfield” cartoons drawn over a period of 33 years are up … Read more

The first Jim Davis strips are discovered

Two cartoonists among the 50 richest celebrities, or not

Quite possibly one of Jim Davis’ earliest strips At least that’s what they claim in Stripper’s Guide, the highly recommended blog by Allan Holtz, collector and historian of comics and newspaper strips, and author of “American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide”. Garfield’s predecessors A … Read more