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Monday
Nov192012

"Calvin & Hobbes" Artwork Auctions at $203,150

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hand-colored Calvin & Hobbes artwork by cartoonist Bill Watterson sold for $203,150, a record for auctioned newspaper comic strip art.

The record was previously held by a Peanuts original that sold for $113,530 in 2007.

From Nov. 19, 1986, this is the first published strip of the Calvin & Hobbes comic known to come to auction.

Watterson's last daily syndicated strip was published in 1995.

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