Superman Lois Lane, Clark Kent, and ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionSuperman Lois Lane, Clark Kent, and Perry White Layout Drawing (Max Fleischer, 1941). From the very first Superman cartoon short produced by the Fleischer Studios comes this detailed layout drawing of Perry White's Daily Planet office. Listening intently to editor White are reporters Lois Lane and Clark Kent (the mild-mannered reporter who is actually Superman). This cartoon, sometimes referred to as "The Mad Scientist," took almost six months to produce. It was finally released to theaters on 9/26/1941. Finding any production artwork from the Superman cartoons (let alone the first one) is difficult, to say the least. The drawing features an outline around Perry White – this is how the scene opens, expanding to show Lois and Clark. You can find the short online; the scene begins at the 1:40 mark. The drawing has an image area of 12" x 9.5", with "Rendering Guide" written above the image. The art is matted with an opening of 15.5" x 12.5", and is framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 24" x 23.5". Frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Good with a vertical fold crease and handling wear.
Signature®: Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
Signature® Floor Sessions
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. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.