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    Otto Messmer Felix the Cat Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-1-34 (King Features Syndicate, 1934). Felix the Cat, stranded in the Arctic wastelands, thinks up the perfect method to avoid sleeping upon a bed of ice. Felix was the first movie-cartoon superstar, pre-dating Mickey Mouse. His creator and animator, Otto Messmer, also drew the feature (anonymously) in newspapers and comic books well into the 1960s -- an inspiration to many generations of Funny Animal cartoonists. Messmer's mesmerizing originals are in great demand among collectors. This boisterous episode has an image area of approximately 20.5" x 16.25". With faint age-toning and light marginal smudging, the piece is in Excellent condition. From A Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

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