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DescriptionShowtime 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.
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