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    The Mechanical Monsters Superman Publicity/Color Model Cel (Max Fleischer, 1941). Superman kicks some robotic butt in this amazing hand-inked, hand-painted animation cel. We believe this to be an early publicity cel promoting the second in the series of Superman shorts produced by Fleischer and Famous Studios from 1941 until 1943. It appears to have been done for print purposes, but might also be an early color model cel, with a slightly different look to the robots as seen in the short. The Fleischer Studio series of theatrical shorts featuring the Man of Steel are considered some of the very best from the Golden Age of Animation, with any and all artwork related to the shorts always in high demand. This extremely rare piece has a very handsome look; inked and painted on a 16 field cel, it only has an image area of 9" x 7.5" but with a power-punch of a scene! The cel has had professional restoration, and is in Very Good condition.

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