Archive for May 30th, 2012

To The Highest Bidder

Have you ever want to own an original piece of comic artwork?

Have you ever thought that a cartoon would make your friends an co-workers go into a jealous frenzy, because you’re too cool to have one?

Well, now your can!

This past Sunday, May 27th, Heritage Auctions has opened bidding to the public on Team Cul De Sac. All of the original pieces of art have been donated by some of the biggest, best, and brightest names in comics. And best of all, 100% of all proceeds from the auction are going to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. One hundred percent.

Where else can you expect to find an original Bill Watterson oil painting (of Cul De Sac character Petey Otterloop) currently, going for less than $3,000. Or Mark Parisi, who just received the National Cartoonist Society’s Best Newspaper Panel award, that’s currently running at $22. Some of the other amazing names are Stephan Pastis, Cathy Guisweitte, Patrick McDonnell, Pat Oliphant, Mike Peters, J.K. Snyder, Jay Stephens, Lucas Turnbloom, BIll Amend, Sergio Aragones, Jerry Borgman, Jeremy Billadeau, Jim Davis, Daniel Borisand myself Don Mathias featuring Chuck and Succotash with Dill and Alice.

So, take a minute, and head on over to the Heritage Auction website and look at all the amazing work that was done for an amazing cause. And place a bid. You’ll get more than an original piece of artwork, you’ll be helping a great cause.