Mechanical Monsters Robot Model Sheet and Superman Concept Art (Max Fleischer, 1941). Rare original studio model sheet print on photographic paper of the "Mechanical Monsters" from the 17th Fleischer Studio Superman cartoon. This Dave Fleischer- directed short was released on 11/28/41 and was the only cartoon to show Superman using his X-Ray Vision. It also was the cartoon that started the trend of Clark Kent changing in a phone booth. There's a great image of Superman next to one of the robots. The 18" x 13" model sheet has minor handling and edge wear; the left side margin has several folds. Also in this lot is a lightly traced Superman facial concept art study by Anton Loeb, in ink over graphite on 12" x 18" manilla paper, with masking tape along the upper border. The image measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5". It looks like someone possibly may have inked over the rough drawing at a later date. Either way, two very, very rare pieces from this high-quality theatrical Superman series beloved by fans for many generations. Good condition.

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