Joe Barbera's First Cartoon Storyboard Group (c. 1935).... (Total: 46 Items)
The drawings wound up with Joe's mother, who passed them on to a nephew, and they have stayed in the Barbera family until now. This group of yellowing 3-top peghole paper drawings kicked off the career of one of the most important men in the industry, one half of the famous team of Hanna-Barbera. If you were to write a list of the five most important people in the history of animation, as well as the history of television, Joe's name would be on both lists.
The art is in graphite and brown pencil on 12-field animation paper, with image areas ranging from approximately 7.25" x 5.5" to 9.25" x 7.25". The overall condition is Very Good. Included with the artwork, which is still in its original folder, is a hand-written note from Joe to his nephew, plus an autographed copy of Joe's autobiography, My Life in 'Toons: From Flatbush to Bedrock in Under a Century.
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