Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Super Friends Darkseid Production Cel, Animation Drawing, and Master Background (Hanna-Barbera, 1980s). What a bundle! This lot includes the original, hand-painted production cel, the matching animation drawing, AND a Master background. Evil ruler of the planet Apocalypse, Darkseid made his first television appearance in the early 1980s, a time when many previously unseen characters were brought into the series. This fearsome New God is one of the most formidable opponents the Super Friends have yet faced - and what compliments matter is that Darkseid desires Wonder Woman to be his cosmic bride! In this image, he measures just over 3" tall. The matching "cleaned-up" animation drawing is rendered in graphite and colored pencil. The gorgeous Master background depicts a secret scientific control room, and is highly-detailed, with shadows, highlights, and reflections; central panel is a cutout, so that images may be alternated on the view screen. Background has been painted in gouache on smooth watercolor paper. It is possible that this is a Key Master setup; regardless, the background works perfectly with the cel. Cel is in Fine condition. Drawing and background both have slight handling; both are in Very Good condition.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    30th Monday
    Auction Dates
    5th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    103 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 23
    Auction Type
    Sunday Internet Comics: No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live). Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. These auctions are presented only online.
    Track Item