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    The Marvel Superheroes Show Incredible Hulk and Metal Master Villain Production Cel and Key Master Background with Comic, Proof, and DVD (Grantray-Lawrence, 1966). "There! I shall overwhelm you with an avalanche of heavy, plummeting iron and steel objects until you whimper helplessly for mercy!" From the very first animated cartoon series featuring Marvel Comics characters, this original production cel is from Season 1 Episode 9 titled "Hulk vs the Metal Master." It's a remarkable image of Hulk and his tormentor from the 5:57 mark and the image is practically lifted from the comic book of the same title. This series was produced by Grantray-Lawrence Studio which relied heavily on limited animation techniques. Most scenes featured very few moving parts and many sequences were used multiple times throughout the series. With the combination of limited animation and the fact that the series only ran for 65 half hour episodes between September and December of 1966, it's understandable why art from it is so rare. This is an original hand-painted production cel with an image measuring approximately 12" x 4" on a cel over its hand-painted Key Master background. Accompanying the one-of-a-kind Key Master setup is a reprint of the original Hulk #6 comic book that the episode was based on, a 13" x 20" reproduction of the black and white comic proof and an unopened DVD of the Marvel series that includes this episode. It's a rare and unique collection of related Hulk pieces. Condition for the lot is Very Good.

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