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    Superman (The Mad Scientist) Layout Drawing (Max Fleischer, 1941). Extremely rare 16 field Fleischer Studio layout drawing of Superman, as he is trying to stop the mad scientist's ray gun. He is jumping down to untie Lois Lane; you can see this scene at about the 9:02 mark. This is from the very first Fleischer Studios Superman cartoon, released on 9/26/41. There were 17 Superman cartoon shorts made by Fleischer, and released by Paramount. Any and all artwork from this series is considered RARE and highly sought-after. The border of this drawing reads "Bkg from Sc # 111." Graphite on 3-peghole animation paper; Superman measures 5". Matted with an opening size of 13" x 10", with an overall mat size of 19.25" x 15.5". Pinholes in corners and minor handling, otherwise Fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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