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    The Marvel Superheroes Show Prince Namor and Lady Dorma Production Cel (Grantray-Lawrence, 1966). From the very first animated cartoon series featuring Marvel Comics characters, this original production cel is from the second episode of Prince Namor - The Sub-Mariner. It's a remarkable image of Namor with his cousin and confidant Lady Dorma from the 4:14 mark of the episode titled "The Start of the Quest," based on a story from Tales to Astonish #70, with art by Gene Colan and Vince Colletta. 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 8" x 6" on a trimmed cel which is in a 13" x 10" mat with an opening of 9" x 7". The mat has Grantray-Lawrence copyright sticker on the lower border. The piece show minor handling; otherwise, condition is Very Good.

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