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30-plus years of ‘Garfield’ comic strips to sell at auction

2 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, December 21 2019 Dec 21, 2019 December 21, 2019 9:14 AM December 21, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By JAMIE STENGLE
Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - Cartoonist Jim Davis is offering up more than 11,000 “Garfield” comic strips hand-drawn on paper in an auction that will stretch into the coming years. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions began offering up the comic strips in August. The auction house says at least a couple of strips featuring the cat with a sardonic sense of humor are expected to become available weekly. Davis says it's a way to get the strips out where people can enjoy them. The comic strips are from when “Garfield” started in 1978 to 2011, when Davis began drawing them on a tablet instead of paper.

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