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    Al Capp - Shmoo Pin Up Original Art (undated). Fresh from the Valley of the Shmoon, Al Capp has drawn a large pin up of his lovable creation, the Shmoo, in ink and colored chalk. The art, which is in Excellent condition, measures 11" x 13", and has signed and inscribed by Al Capp. Originally created for Li'l Abner in 1948, the cuddly Shmoos proved to be a menace to the status quo of the establishment, because the Shmoos produced free food in the form of eggs, butter, and even cheesecake. When cooked, the Shmoos tasted like steak or chicken. They loved to sacrifice themselves for humanity, and as a satirical symbol, they had anti-capital and anti-labor implications, by being a free never-ending source of food. The Shmoos proved so popular, they immediately became a nation-wide fad, and even as late as 1979, they were featured in their own animated TV series, "The New Shmoo Show." Rejoice Al Capp fans, now you can schmooze with a Shmoo!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2004
    13th-14th Friday-Saturday
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