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    Virgil Ross - Bugs Bunny with Hugo and Marvin the Martian Drawing Original Art (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s).
    In the 1980 short Spaced Out Bunny (originally part of the TV special, Bugs Bunny's Bustin Out All Over, first shown on 5/21/80), Marvin the Martian abducts Bugs with an "ACME Super Rack and Pinion Tranquilizer Carrot" as a pet for Hugo the Abominable Snowman. Here's an original drawing by longtime WB animation Virgil Ross, inspired by this short. Mr. Ross was known for his action and dance sequences, as well as his funny facial expressions. Several of the cartoons he worked on were nominated for Academy Awards, and Mr. Ross himself was given the prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. He spent time at several other studios, most notably Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. Mr. Ross began releasing hand-painted Limited Edition cels of his famous Looney Tunes scenes as part of the "Master's Collection" cels sold at Warner Bros. Studio Stores and animation galleries. This signed piece is drawn vertically on 12 field animation paper, with an approximate combined image area of 9.5" x 10". Condition is Very Good, with minor handing wear.


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