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    Heavy Metal Production Cel, Taarna (Columbia, 1981). Stunning production cel from the Moebius-inspired "Taarna" sequence of the groundbreaking "head film", Heavy Metal. This beautiful alien warrior is bound by her lineage to fight against the evil Loc-Nar as it travels throughout time and space spreading its hatred across the universe. The character was rotoscoped from Toronto model Carole Desbiens. This hand-painted production cel is taken from the stunning sequence in which Taarna is officially "initiated" into her destiny during a ritual ceremony. Taarna measures 7" tall and is wearing her cloak in preparation for her ablutions. Matted and framed, with Plexiglass front. Mat opening is 12" x 9". Cel has been embossed for authenticity in lower left corner, though text is difficult to read. COA included from Animazing Gallery. In Fine condition.

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