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DescriptionSuperman Man of Steel Animation Drawing (Max Fleischer, 1941). Superman stretches to deliver a punch against the Mad Scientist's power ray, in this dynamic 16 field animation drawing. This was the very first of nine shorts produced by the Fleischer Studios (an additional eight shorts were produced by the studio after Paramount forced out Max Fleischer in 1942, with the last short released on 7/30/1943). Finding any and all production artwork from these much-admired shorts is just cause for celebration, as they are highly coveted by animation collectors, but an image of Superman in action from the very first short has special appeal. This rare piece, noted as 34 in the lower right corner, is in graphite with red and yellow pencil highlights, including a spectacular special effects flash; image size is 5.75" x 6.25". Matted with an opening of 13" x 10", and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 24" x 23.5" x 1.25". Frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Very Good with minor handling wear.
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