Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Showtime Betty Boop and Bimbo, Pudgy and Koko Limited Edition Cel PP #28/40 (King Features/Fleischer Studio, 1992). This is a hand-painted limited edition animation cel titled "Showtime" created by legendary animator Shamus Culhane (1908 - 1996) and noted fantasy artist/illustrator Tim Hildebrandt (1939 - 2006). The cel image showcases Betty Boop, Ko-Ko, Bimbo, and Pudgy on stage and is presented over a lithograph background featuring silhouettes of famous comic strip characters Dagwood, Blondie, the Little King, Beatle Bailey, Hagar the Horrible, and Dennis the Menace as the audience. This rare Publishers Proof is hand-signed by both Culhane and Hildebrant and is numbered 28 of only 40 produced. The piece is framed under glass with a mat opening of 24" x 12" in a 32.5" x 21" frame. Condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    22nd Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 613

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 43 days left to consign to the 2021 February 27 - 28 The Art of the Disney Theme Park/Disney Storybook Art Collection Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage rocks!
    James C.,
    Glendale, CA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search