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27 November 2014

27 November 2014 - Ranker

"Famous Humorists

"A list of humorists, both old and new....

"Bill Watterson
Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes, Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer ..."


15 November 2014

15 November 2014 - Semana

"GENTE | 2014/11/15 22:00

"Watterson, el regreso del ícono

"No dijo la frase en vano, pues a pesar de los embates del marketing nunca licenció productos como peluches, o camisetas, un paso que le hubiera representado millones de dólares. La única publicación que autorizó fue la de un libro llamado Teaching With Calvin and Hobbes, publicado en 1993 para ayudar a niños con dificultades de aprendizaje."


10 November 2014

10 November 2014 - Upstart Business Journal

"November 10, 2014, 9:05am EST

"The art of creating demand: a Calvin and Hobbes story

"Michael del Castillo
Upstart Business Journal Technology & Innovation Editor

"The UpTake: Perhaps the best way to drive up the value of your product isn't to license it at all, and just wait for your fans to fight tooth and nail to get it....

"Other than the official books, calendars, and that which is printed in old newspapers, the most notable—and perhaps only—product to receive a Calvin and Hobbes license is the 1993 texbook called Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes..."


29 March 2014

29 March 2014 - reddit - calvinandhobbes

"Teaching With Calvin and Hobbes

"There is a copy of Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes for sale on Amazon right now for $6000. It's signed by author Linda Holmen. Is it worth that much? In 2009, a copy sold for $10,000..."

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"If you have the means to go for it... Do it, you've worked hard for your money and if this collectible makes you happy... Go for it. That being said, I've seen it anywhere between $2,000-$50,000"


22 March 2014

22 March 2014 - 1000 Words, 1000 Days

"Watterson’s legacy is a heap of books (including a textbook, Teaching With Calvin and Hobbes, which is a rare collector’s item now) and nothing more."


11 February 2014

11 February 2014 - reddit - todayilearned

"An important thing mentioned is that he never licensed or agreed to merchandise the characters. That means that anything related to Calvin and Hobbes that isn't one of the books is a knock off and Watterson gets nothing for it."

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"Almost anything - there were a couple of calendars and 'Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes' which are legit.
But on the whole you're very right, and especially any stickers involving Calvin pissing on something. :)"