Watterson Loans 3,000 Original Calvin & Hobbes to Ohio State University

Universal Press Syndicate: News Release

Kansas City, MO. (06/03/2005) Bill Watterson has placed more than 3,000 original Calvin & Hobbes comic strips from his personal collection on long term deposit at The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library.

According to the library's curator, Lucy Shelton Caswell, "Bill Watterson is unusual among cartoonists since he kept virtually all of his original comic strips. The collection he has placed here is unusually complete. We are delighted to have this archive."

The original Calvin & Hobbes comic strips are available at the Cartoon Research Library under its special collections use regulations. For further information, contact the library by email at cartoons@osu.edu or by telephone at (614) 292-0538. An illustration is available upon request.

Researchers interested in seeing this work are encouraged to make arrangements in advance.