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    Pandora's Box Super Mouse (Mighty Mouse) Production Cel and Key Master Production Background Setups Group of 3 (Terrytoons, 1943). "The Champion!" exclaims the narrator at the end of this cartoon, as Super Mouse (Mighty Mouse) rides down on a slice of green cheese like a magic carpet. Mighty Mouse came to the screen in 1942. He was first called Super Mouse and had a Superman-like costume, red trunks and cape. Due to pressure from Superman copyright owners and another similarly named character, (Super Mouse who appeared in Coo-Coo Comics) the name and colors were changed and he became Mighty Mouse after only seven cartoons. This is a set of three hand-inked hand-painted production cel setups on Key Master production backgrounds of Mighty Mouse as Super Mouse, from his fourth cartoon. You can see the first scene of him cutting off slices of green cheese for the mice he has just rescued at about the 5:32 mark into the short, during the film's finale. Two cels are Key Master setups of the mice receiving the slices of cheese he has cut from the Green Cheese moon. There is a 3-cel setup with Super Mouse, slice of cheese and the Moon of Green Cheese Moon, on their Key Master hand-painted production background. The excited mice is a 4-cel setup on its hand-painted Key Master production background; and the third is a 3-cel setup of the mice grabbing the newly-sliced pieces of cheese, on its hand-painted Key Master background. There are staples holding the cels to the backgrounds, and some minor handling and edge wear. Overall Very Good condition.

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