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DescriptionVirgil Ross - Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Drawing (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s). Detective Joe Monday (Daffy) and his partner Schmoe Tuesday (Porky) are featured in this drawing inspired by the 1956 Dragnet/sci-fi parody, Rocket Squad directed by Chuck Jones. This superb drawing of the stoic space-cops is signed by longtime Warner Brothers animator, Virgil Ross. Mr. Ross was known for his action and dance sequences, as well as his funny facial expressions. Several of the cartoons he worked on were nominated for Academy Awards, and Mr. Ross himself was given the prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. He spent time at several other studios, most notably Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. Original drawings like this were offered at personal appearances by Mr. Ross as he promoted his line of Limited Edition cels at Warner Brothers stores and licensed galleries. This 9" x 9" drawing is on on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper. The piece shows minor handling; otherwise condition is Very Good.
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