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ANIMATION CELS

Bosustow Studios

Bosustow Studio.  hand drawn promotional cel.   Animation Cel from THREE GOLDEN HAIRS.  great artwork of a horned Devil type creature.   1978 release. This story brings to life the wonderful illustrations of Eric Carle. A wicked queen tries to destroy a little girl because of a prophecy that the girl will become queen. The queen's tricks backfire; due to her greed.  unique cartoon art.  narrated by Hans Conreid.  Matted and shrunkwrap.  has the seal of the  “International Animated Film Society”. to the right is the ASIFA certificate of authenticity.  14” by 18” overall.  the cel itself is mint; but the matte is discolored in the lower left.  85.00

Bosustow Studio.  hand drawn promotional cel.  Animation Cel from THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE.  artwork of  the pair of them talking; with him holding his pipe.   1977  release of a Grimm's fairy tale.   In this animated adaptation; a humble fisherman frees a prince from a spell. The fisherman's wife seizes the opportunity to have all her wishes granted. She goes from cottage to mansion to palace but ends up where she started; a bitter lesson learned.  interesting cartoon art.   Matted and shrunkwrap.  has the AIFA seal of the  “International Animated Film Society”.  on the back is the certificate of authenticity.  14” by 18” overall.  the cel itself is mint; but the matte is discolored in the lower left.  89.00

Bosustow Studio.  hand drawn promotional cel.  Animation Cel from MYRA artwork of dog-like creature biting foot of young pigtailed girl that is on all fours.   this was a 3 minute 1980 cartoon.  Pretending to be trees and animals is fun for the girls in the dance class; but MYRA annoys everyone by actually becoming those objects. Based on the children's book by Barbara Bottner.  Matted and shrunkwrap.   the ASIFA seal is stamped to the far left.  in the lower right corner is the ASIFA certificate of authenticity.  14” by 18” overall.  the cel itself is mint; but the matte is discolored in the lower left.  The   88.50

Duck Soup Animation Studios

borden.JPG (20237 bytes)Duck Soup Animation Studio.  TV Commercial.   hand drawn promotional cel.  Animation Cel from BORDEN'S GLUE.  great artwork of ELMER lifting heavy set of barbells; while his child watches. (obviously referring to how strong Elmer's Glue is!).   Matted and shrunkwrap. the front has the seal of the  “International Animated Film Society”.  to the right is the certificate of authenticity.  14” by 18” overall the appears to be an overlay of a couple of cels.  nice!  179.00

Duck Soup Animation Studio.  TV Commercial.   hand drawn promotional cel.  Animation Cel from CHEERIOS of a MATADOR Bullfighter. Matted and shrunkwrap. Foil sticker on front is from “International Animated Film Society”.  reverse has ASIFA certificate of Authenticity.   14” by 18” overall the figure itself is approx. 4.5” by 6”.   95.00

Filmation Studios

STAR TREK.  Full color on pink toned background.  SPOCK is pointing at a female member of the SKORR Race with KIRK and McCOY on either side of her.  Limited Edition cel #347/400.  The cel is marked and copyrighted Filmation Studios along the bottom edge and is dated 1976.  Label on reverse side from Tuttle & Bailey Galleries Ltd. of Beverly Hills.  Label states: "An original hand-painted "cel" as used in the production of the Emmy Award winning animated Program....."  Overall size is approx. 20" by 14".  mint.  275.00

Hanna Barbera Studios

flinstone-piano-cel.JPG (26726 bytes)Hanna Barbera Studios.  hand drawn promotional cel.  great graphic of FRED FLINTSTONE playing piano.  BARNEY; WILMA and BETTY are on the other end of the "grand" piano and singing.  Measures approx. 11" by 8.75".  Framed in heavy black; wooden frame; under glass.  Mint condition.  199.50

Hanna Barbera Studios.  Hand drawn animation cel of BARNEY RUBBLE from THE FLINTSTONES TV Show. 1960’s vintage; full sheet; full figure. Figure is approx. 3 ¾” tall. There is rub marks in the black ink outline. Marked on bottom of sheet #68-A9. Obviously; some kind of sequence number.    125.00

Hanna Barbera Studios Hand drawn animation cel of FRED FLINTSTONE from THE FLINTSTONES TV Show. 1960’ vintage; full sheet; full figure. He is approx. 4.25” tall. There are rub marks to the black ink outline. Marked on bottom of sheet #68-C3. Obviously some kind of sequence number.    125.00

Hanna Barbera Studios.  Two animation cels that go together. FONZIE is about to pet the dog. I am 99% sure this is from the Hanna Barbera Studios. Each is painted on a full acetate sheet; not trimmed. When the two cels are overlaid; the image is quite large; approx. 6 ¼” tall by 4 ¾” wide. Would look great individually framed; or overlaid as a single image. Based on the HENRY WINKLER character on the HAPPY DAYS TV Series.    125.00

Hanna Barbera Studios.  hand painted animation production cels.  YOGI BEAR with noisemaker in his hand.  Foil sticker on front is from “International Animated Film Society”.  reverse has ASIFA certificate of Authenticity.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall.    150.00

Jay Ward Studios

cel-hoppity1.JPG (20565 bytes)Jay Ward Studios.  hand drawn publicity cel of the HOPPITY HOOPER the Frog.   Has original Jay Ward Productions Inc. stamped matte.  cel is mint; matte has slight yellowing and tiny pin holes along edge from being displayed.  1960's vintage.  early and scarce piece!   it is very hard to find anything on this great character!  350.00cel-dudleydoright1.JPG (15601 bytes)

Jay Ward Studios.  DUDLEY DO-RIGHT the Canadian Mountie.  full figure hand painted animation (production) cel.  Full color image of him with hands folded on chest.  figure is approx. 6" tall.  The cel sheet has been cut down to approx. 7.5" by 7.25".  colors are bright and vivid with no flaws.  89.50

Jay Ward Studios. TV Commercial for Captain Crunch Cereal.  hand painted animation production cel.    great image of CAPTAIN CRUNCH with a spotted cat creature hold box of Cap'n Crunch Cereal!  has the “International Animated Film Society” stamped on the front with the ASIFA certificate of Authenticity to the right.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall.  Upon close inspection there is either a scratch or small crack in center of the figure of the captain.  we are pricing this accordingly.  150.00

Jay Ward Studios. TV Commercial for Captain Crunch Cereal.  hand painted animation production cels.    appears to be a couple of cel overlapped.  CAPT'N CRUNCH is rowing the boat; with oars sticking out;  while his mate keeps watch; pink sky.   has the “International Animated Film Society” stamped on the front with the ASIFA certificate of Authenticity to the right.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall.  139.50

captaincrunch.JPG (13954 bytes)Jay Ward Studios. TV Commercial for Captain Crunch Cereal.  hand painted animation production cels.    appears to be a couple of cel overlapped.  CAPT'N CRUNCH is rowing the boat; with oars down;  while his mate keeps watch; yellow sky.   has the “International Animated Film Society” stamped on the front with the ASIFA certificate of Authenticity to the right.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall.  139.00

MGM Studios

MGM Studios.  TV Commercial. hand painted animation production cel of MISTER MAGOO wearing his baseball uniform and waving his cane.  I believe this is from a TV Commercial for GE Lightbulbs.   Foil sticker on front is from “International Animated Film Society”.  reverse has ASIFA certificate of Authenticity.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall.  The cel itself  is mint; but the shrinkwrap is torn and there is a discoloration of the matte in the lower left.  99.50

MGM Studios.  TV Commercial. hand painted animation production cel of  a pair of BUGS from a MR. MAGOO General Electric commercial.  note that their noses are GE Light Bulbs!    Foil sticker on front is from “International Animated Film Society”.  reverse has ASIFA certificate of Authenticity.  full animation cel; matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall; the figures are approx. 4.5” by 3.5”.  The cel is mint.  139.50

Mirage Studios

TNMT original TV animation cel of APRIL O'NEIL.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  79.50

TNMT original TV animation cel of SHREDDER in woods.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  65.00

TNMT original TV animation cel of SHREDDER in front of wall.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  45.00

TNMT original TV animation cel of BEBOP.  nice close up.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  65.00

TNMT original TV animation cel of KRANG.  nice close up.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  65.00

TNMT original TV animation cel of KRANG in the woods.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  64.50

TNMT original TV animation cel of ROCK STEADY in the woods.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  55.00

TNMT original TV animation cel of ROCK STEADY on the roof.  mint in factory sealed package!  TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES original artwork! overall measures approx. 13" by 11" counting the matte.  artwork area is approx. 9.5" by 8". actually production cels from Mirage Studios were sold to MWS Inc. and packaged for retail sale circa 1991. includes certificate of authenticity.  cel is mint in factory sealed package with illustrated header card.  plastic packaging worn.  65.00

Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney animation cel of CHIP & DALE the Chipmunks walking in field wearing hunters caps, original frame, label on reverse   750.00

Walt Disney animation cel of CHIP & DALE the Chipmunks. original frame.  label on reverse   750.00

ludwig2.jpg (15255 bytes)Walt Disney Studios animation celluloid of PROFESSOR LUDWIG VON DRAKE, circa 1960. Reverse side has the Disneyland Foil Label that states “This is an Original Handpainted Celluloid drawing Actually used in a Walt Disney Production”. Over, 9 ½” by 8”. Full figure image of him is 4 ¾” tall. Cel is mint, no cracking or chipping. The original mat has a crease in lower right corner.     495.00

Warner Bros. Studios

Warner Bros. Studios hand painted animation production cel of DAFFY DUCK wearing King's robe and crown from the cartoon "Connecticut Rabbit".  Foil sticker on front is from “International Animated Film Society”.  reverse has ASIFA certificate of Authenticity.  full animation cel, matted on cardboard backing and shrunkwrap for protection.  14” by 18” overall, the figure itself is approx. 5” by 6”.   there is a smudge on the shrinkwrap, near the bottom of his robe.  The cel itself is mint.  169.50

other studioscel-pirate1.JPG (30023 bytes)

PIRATE.  original handpainted production cel.  studio unknown - cartoon unknown.  purchased in collection of Hanna Barbara and Jay Ward studio artwork.  large full figure 5" image.  very colorful.  wearing eye patch and red kerchief on head.  sword at his side.  he has bandages wrapped around each foot.  figure is fairly well centered.  no flaws.  I believe it to be 1960's vintage.  hole tabs along bottom of the cel are oblong - round - oblong.  89.50

This is a original Handpainted Cartoon Production Cel. It is a one of a kind, piece of art used to make a cartoon. Used in an advertising cartoon for  ODOR EATERS  shoe inserts. It also includes that actual Pencil Sketch. Both pieces of art are on FULL SHEETS (in other words, neither has been trimmed). The actual figures are approx. 5 ½" by 5". Colorful and mint. Great character!  75.00

cel-hotdog1.JPG (31744 bytes)HOT DOG or WIENER carrying can of beans in each hand.  wearing white gloves and black shoes.  original Handpainted Cartoon Production Cel. It is a one of a kind piece of art used to make an animated advertisement.  The image itself is about 6" tall on a full uncut sheet.  unknown studio.  sorry but we do not know what product it was promoting or if it was just a cartoon?  a very attractive piece of artwork.  full sheet.  no flaws.  colors are bright and vivid.  colorful and mint.   45.00


ANIMATION ART - not cels

animation-heckel1.JPG (37330 bytes)HECKEL or JECKEL from MGM Studios.  Original hand drawn production animation sketch or drawing.  close-up of one of them yelling.  large image almost completely fills the full sheet.  minor edge wear but overall excellent plus or better.  great character piece.  1940's to 1950's vintage.  85.00

©Hanna Barbera Prod./ 26 April 73. “68 Series”. BUTCH CASSIDY . Comparative Size Relationship Chart. Pictures WALLY, STEFFY, MERILEE and a front and rare view of BUTCH CASSIDY. Full figures on a full sheet. WALLY stands 6 ¾” tall, STEFFY is 5 ¾” tall. Rarely seen, these size charts were hand done by the artists to keep the cartoon characters in size perspective   150.00

a-inch.jpg (18604 bytes)Hanna Barbera Productions, Inc. ©1973, “67 Series” INCH HIGH (the miniature detective cartoon). Comparative Size Chart, Standard Size of BRAVEHEART the St. Bernard Dog, FINKERTON, LORI, GATOR. Full sheet, full figures, animation cel. GATOR is 6 ¾” tall, BRAVEHEART is 5 ¾” long. Rarely seen, these size charts were hand done by the artists to keep the cartoon characters in size perspective. 150.00

Original 1960's vintage, Hanna Barbera Studio animation pencil sketch of PIXIE AND DIXIE, that hilarious mouse duo! Full sheet, full figures, with each approx. 3” tall.  125.00

Original 1960's vintage, Hanna Barbera Studio animation sketch of FRED FLINTSTONE holding a glass in his hand. Large image, approx. 6” tall, of him from the knees – up.  125.00

Original 1960's vintage,  Hanna Barbera Studio animation sketch of WILMA FLINTSTONE holding a box in her hand. Large image, approx. 5 ½” tall, of her from the thighs – up. Crease in upper left. Light ding in lower left corner with light crease.   100.00

charlie2.jpg (11746 bytes)Late 1960’s vintage. Charles Schulz’ famous PEANUTS character, CHARLIE BROWN, animation sketch. CHARLIE is in a sitting position, wearing his hat. Full figure is approx. 2 ¾” tall. Well centered on full sheet. In lower right corner is penciled 73/277 – SEQ-3 – SC-860. There are light creases, none that affect the actual art. The white wispy lines you see are NOT on the artwork, but are “glare” from countertop.    125.00

Original Hanna Barbera Studio animation sketch of YOGI BEAR. Large image is well centered and is approx. 7” by 5 ½”. SORRY for the poor photo – lots of glare and reflection – these are on the PHOTO but NOT on the drawing.   89.50


painting-mrrobot1.JPG (16769 bytes)OTHER ARTWORK

acrylic painting on canvas.  TOY MR. ROBOT.  1979 by Nye.  overall measures 35.75" tall by 17.75" wide.  the illustration of the Cragstan MR. ROBOT battery operated toy is 21" high.   commissioned by toy robot collector to use as backdrop display for the actual toy, which is why the robot is situated so high in the art.   super piece.  fantastic display item.  quality item is unique, one of a kind.   mint condition.  750.00

 


original artwork.  Unique, one of a kind portrait art of legendary hydroplane race driver CHIP HANAUER.  signed and datedhanauer-artwork1.JPG (11407 bytes) 1981.   inscription on reverse from the artist, to Bob Williams, the founder of the original Hydroplane Museum.   Very good looking piece.   This was an item from Bob's personal collection.  sorry, but I do not know the artist's name (first initial is possibly a "J" and the last name is possibly "Mesa").  Obviously, he is very talented.  The overall measurements of the matte are approx 17.5" by 14".  The artwork is approx. 15.5" by 12.5" and the actual portrait illustration is approx. 8" by 7.75".   this piece has been double matted with a thin plastic piece to protect the image.  This is the ORIGINAL art, not a mass produced item.   quick notes: winner of a record 12 APBA Gold Cups, member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame (in 1995, the youngest member inducted!).  driver of the Barney Armstrong Machine, Squire Shop, Atlas Van Lines, Circus Circus, and of course, The Miss Budweiser.   89.50


artwork-shellfootball1.JPG (54848 bytes)original artwork.  SHELL GASOLINE advertising pieces by A. M. BUEHLER 1938.  2 separate items framed under glass.  Top piece is SHELL TIME AGAIN with color graphics of football player rushing with ball.  the second one IT'S SHELL Change Over Service Time with October 1938 calendar.  each piece is approx. 9.5" by 5.5".  overall measures approx. 13" by 15".  unique one of a kind item.  250.00

 


cooper-boxingpainting1.JPG (15331 bytes)painting.  BOXERS.  oil on canvas by Northwest noted commercial artist Wally J. Cooper 1922-1999.  pair of boxers in the ring.  signature in lower right.  wood frame easel.   measures approx. 19.5" by 25".  untitled; undated.  red boxer stands over blue boxer - as he slumps down to canvas.  1950's to 1950's vintage.  not bad looking.  would make a great bar or den piece!  600.00

 


 

bryan-hockeyartwork1.JPG (12146 bytes)original artwork.  HOCKEY PLAYER by noted illustrator S. MORGAN BRYAN.  1920's or possibly earlier.  note the early one piece hockey stick.  water color on heavy board.  large approx. 12" by 29" tall.  nice detailing.  has been shrunkwrap with cardboard backing to protect it.  attractive display item for your office; bar; or den.  signature in lower right corner.  495.00

 

 

 


POLITICAL CARTOONS (Editorial Cartoons)

book.  THE BEST OF QUINCY SCOTT.  "A Picture Panorama of the Turbulent Depression and World War II Years by the Editorial Cartoonist for the Portland Oregonian 1931-1949.  Introduced with commentaries by Hugh A. Scott.  Oregon Historical Society; 1980.   Inscribed and autographed by Hugh Scott on fronticepage.  196 pages.  soft cover; square bound.  tight and clean.  near mint.  great stuff!  29.50

Original newspaper Political or Editorial Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy; but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist; Jim Ivey of the San Francisco Examiner.  Titled GOING TO TAKE A BIT OF CHECKING.  Man wearing "WEST" badge is placing box inside of box inside of giant box labeled RUSSIAN A-BAN PROPOSAL.  Man wearing Hammer & Sickle logo badge is carrying briefcase that says TSARPKIN ( I am sure he is referring to the Soviet Ambassador; Semyon Tzarapkin).   Classic "cold war" cartoon.  Approx. 12" by 10.5".  Undated; but around 1962 vintage.  Personalized and signed again; in blue pencil; in lower right corner.   Overall in excellent to near mint condition.    60.00

Original newspaper Political or Editorial Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.   Titled “Better Than Swine Shots” by Maloney for the L.A. Citizen newspaper. Guy getting needle in arm is tagged “All of U.S.”. Giant hypodermic is labeled “CARTER MORALE BOOSTER”. Measures approx. 9 ½” by 10 ¾”. Overall in excellent condition.    45.00

Original newspaper Political or Editorial Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist. Drawn by Maloney for the L.A. Citizen newspaper. Goalpost says “Goals of All U.S.” Football player has CARTER on jersey, #76 on back and the Democratic “D” on his helmet. He has just scored and is spiking the football which is called “THE ISSUES”. It reads “Rising Confidence of Voters”. Great piece. Measures approx. 9 ¾” by 11”. Overall in excellent condition.    45.00

Captioned “A REMAINING OBSTACLE” by Bonelli. A Dove is carrying an Olive Branch that is tagged “Peace in Algeria” – his path is blocked by a giant boulder that is tagged “Hatreds and Suspicions of the Past”. Well done piece! Autographed in border. Measures approx. 11” by 15”. Overall in excellent condition  Original newspaper Political or Editorial Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.   60.00


SPORTS CARTOONS

art-howie1.JPG (28353 bytes)football editorial cartoon.  Original newspaper  Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.  BOB HOWIE (Jackson Daily News).  Titled "A Prize Catch?   from 1972.  Great illustration of a fisherman wearing a cowboy outfit with tag that says DALLAS sitting in a rowboat named SUPER BOWL VI trying to reel in a Dolphin named MIAMI.  captioned: "The Cowboys have a bad reputation for letting 'The Big Ones' get away .... But maybe they can land this big one today!!"   What a great display piece!  measures approx. 14.25" by 13.5".   slightly larger than that; shrunkwrap with heavy cardboard backing for protection.  149.00

football.  Original newspaper  Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy; but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.  AL BANX.  Large DARTMOUTH FOOTBALL piece with lots of small scenarios.  Penciled in the bottom border "Worcester Gazette - Mass." Not exactly sure the year of issue; but does mention the following players:  Old "Nanny: McCann; Bob Tyler; Sophomore Maloy; McDonald; Clayton; Curtis; Bryson; Jachowicz; Doyle; Starzynski; Sophomore Eddie Walsh.  chunk off the upper left corner.  corners dinged; but still displays nicely.  Large; approx. 20" by 14.5".  65.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy; but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist; Harold Maples of the Fort-Worth Star Telegram.   caricature of Texas Rangers player wearing large cowboy hat and carrying his RANGERS travel bags with bats sticking out of them.  References the RANGERS '73 SEASON.   He is being happily greeted by fan with open arms.  titled "WELCOME HOME TEX!".   approx. 15" by 12".   shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember; this is a one of a kind; original piece!  95.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy; but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist; JBA.  Large; detailed portrait of Texas Ranger PETER SWEDE BROBERG.  "Texas Rangers' Pitching Hope for the Future".  Smaller illustration reads "Walter Johnson had the same Rookie Record!".   In the bottom right it reads "Pete came right off the Dartmouth College campus; to post a 5-9 record in 1971.  This season; his fine fastball has fanned over 120 years".   Dated 1972 in lower right.    approx. 10" by 12".  shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember; this is a one of a kind; original piece!  65.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy; but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist; Deore; from the Dallas Evening News.  undated; but early 1970's I believe.  Has Acme Ice Co. truck delivering to the stadium.  Driver and helpers conversation:  Wadaya think they need all the ice for? ....... Beats me - Ya can't push drinks without a crowd".  Next is illustration of baseball bat making muscles and wearing a Texas Ranger hat; captioned "Ranger Bats need all the energy they can soak up".   Bottom illustration titled HEAT WAVE and has Chicago player laying on giant blocks of ice; while being fanned by trainer who says " C'mon kid; you can make it".  Reads: "The second place Chicago White Sox may not be prepared for the killer heat wave that's hit the area - If Texas pitchin' & hittin' can warm up to match the weather, it'll take more than ice to revive the Sox!".    approx. 14" by 12".   shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  75.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist, Brob.  undated, but circa 1960.  Portrait of Boston Red Sox DON BUDDIN.  first pix shows "experts" calling him a bum, saying he can't come up with the base hits.  2nd shows him swinging away, .355 batting average.  He is away to the fastest start of his career and the Red Sox lead the league with 13 Double Plays! approx. 14.5" by 10.5".   shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  75.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist, Harold Maples of the Fort Worth Star Telegram.   caricature of Texas Rangers Pitcher in windup pose, his throwing arm is shaped like question mark!  Says on his back: RANGERS 1976 SEASON.  approx. 14" by 11".   shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  85.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist, BROB.  undated.  Very detailed sketch of Boston Red Sox manager MIKE HIGGINS dressed as riverboat gambler.  His top hat reads 5 of the last 6.  He is shuffling deck of cards, and the cards say: Power Hitter Bunt; Delayed Squeeze; Steal; Suicide Squeeze; Starter in Relief.  He is saying "Someone tell Richards ah'm hyar .... It's a new game an' ah'm dealin'!"  The box in the upper left reads: Maybe some of the Bob Smith the Riverboat Gamblin' Man, has rubbed off on Mike Higgins... the Dallas Dandy is playing a wide-open game with cards he rarely used before."  Although this piece is not dated, from 1955 thru 1959 both Paul Richards managed the Baltimore Orioles and Mike Higgins managed the Boston Red Sox.  I believe this is from 1959.   approx. 10.5" by 14.25".  shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  75.00

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist, Dick H. Hodgins, Orlando Sentinel.  personalized and signed again by artist.  Has been hand colored by artist.  Blue pencil caption on bottom is: "It's That time again for Baseball Fans!".  Great illustration of player with baseball shaped head, his baseball cap has Minnesota Twins TC logo and his jersey says SPRING TRAINING.  Lockers in background, suitcase titled HOPES.  Manager in doorway yelling YOU'RE ON!   approx. 14" by 10".  shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  Very interesting and good looking piece.  100.00

JACK NICKLAUS.  Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.  Titled "Bent on Subjugation" by Frank Lanning of the Providence Journal.  Under his signature it has been personalized "To my old friend Joe".  not dated, but circa 1970.  Large, looming figure of JACK NICKLAUS in Viking ship approaching "The tight little isle".  The man represents the British Open Golf Tournament and is saying "'E is far more formidable than the bloomin' vikings.  On the ship's sail it says GRAND SLAM.  off to the right it reads JACK NICKLAUS, Twice winner of the British Open.  approx. 13" by 11.5".  shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.  Killer display piece.  remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  189.50

boxing.  original sports cartoon.  Signed by artist BROB.  this is an original pen & ink newspaper editorial sports cartoon pertaining to the  FLOYD PATTERSON - INGEMAR JOHANSSON Heavyweight Championship fight.  Although this is undated - it appears to be from the first match in 1959.  small captions refer to: will Patterson stick to his slow start; will Johansson's jab keep him in there so he can use his reserve right; is the Swede's aggressive style made to order for the crisp counter punching Patterson?' answers will be provided tonight.   done on heavy stock.   approx. 17.5" by 14".   this is not a copy but the original one of a kind artwork.  Has been shrunkwrap on  heavy cardboard backing for protection and easy display.  250.00

boxing.  original sports cartoon.  Signed by artist BROB.  this is an original pen & ink newspaper editorial sports cartoon titled SUETCIDE pertaining to the  FLOYD PATTERSON 6th Round KO in the 1961 Heavyweight Championship fight against Ingemar Johansson.  "In retaining his title FLOYD PATTERSON switched from the leaping left hook of fight #2 to an overhand right - a pair of which chilled the challenger at 2:45 of the sixth round."   done on heavy stock.   approx. 18" by 14".   this is not a copy but the original one of a kind artwork.  Has been shrunkwrap on  heavy cardboard backing for protection and easy display.  225.00

boxing.  original sports cartoon.  Signed by artist BROB.  this is an original pen & ink newspaper editorial sports cartoon, pertaining to the 1959 FLOYD PATTERSON - BRIAN LONDON Heavyweight Championship fight.  in the upper left it says fight has as much appeal as the Frog Jumping Olympics once held in Sarasota!  Promoter Gus Amato is show wearing a barrel saying "I'll Manage Floyd into obscurity Yet".   Floyd illustrated in upper right and Brian London in lower right.  done on heavy stock.  approx. 10.5" by 10.75".  remember, this is not a copy, but the one of a kind, ORIGINAL artwork.  125.00

a-marie.jpg (26424 bytes)Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist.  Drawn by LEO WHITE for the 1954 Ice Follies opening at Boston Garden. Ice Skater MARIE CRIMMINS skates over the ice that covers the bodies of BOSTON BRUIN Hockey Player and BOSTON CELTIC Basketball Player! Both of them are frozen under the ice. Great piece! Measures approx. 8 ¾” by 13 ¼”. Overall in excellent condition.    59.50

Original newspaper Sports Page Cartoon artwork. Not a Xerox copy, but the ORIGINAL pen and ink on drawing board. Signed by the artist, Ted O'L.   August 17.  undated, but circa 1959.  Shows female runner going very fast.  2 men next to Sign that reads WOMEN'S TRACK MEET... FRANKLIN FIELD.  The one says to the other: " I told her the "440" was a BARGAIN!"   approx. 8" by 4.25".   shrunkwrap on cardboard backing.  near mint to mint.   remember, this is a one of a kind, original piece!  25.00


DAILY & SUNDAY COMIC STRIPS

Sunday strip.  LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE by Leonard Starr.  9/7/80.  10 panel Sunday strip.  captioned quote: "You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone."  Al Capone.  ANNIE is in four of the panels.  great strip about Organized Crime; guys with silencers; FBI agents; narcotics.  approx. 22.25" by 17.25".  no flaws.  signed by Starr in lower left panel.  great action strip.  269.50

Sunday strip.  LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE by Leonard Starr.  2/1/81.  10 panel Sunday strip.  captioned quote: "There is Always an awkward moment when people meet suddenly - even if they are friends".  Arthur Ponsonby.  ANNIE is in 3 of the panels.  approx. 22.25" by 17.25".  signed by Starr in lower left panel.  signed by him again in red pencil in upper right border.  no flaws.  229.50

daily strip.  LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE by Leonard Starr.  5/12/83.  3 panel strip.  great looking ROBOT in 2 of the panels.  Sandy is in two; Annie is in all 3.   last one is great illustration of her and Sandy falling down pit.  has his signature and date in the first panel.  approx. 20.5" by 5.75".  no flaws.  129.50

ABBIE & SLATS by R. Van Buren.  "Real Work Begins".  dated 10/19/43.  ©United Features Syndicate Inc..  first panel reads "It was a typical Nazi stunt.  The colonel double-crossed his trusted aide, the Captain.  So the trustworthy Captain put a knife in his Colonel's back - and tried to pin the blame on an innocent bystander.  it was all in the approved Hitler style.  Please accept my apologies, Miss Maugham - for my question you."   In the last panel, she is saying "Makes a girl feel fin, doesn't it?  Not to sit helplessly on the sidelines, as we used to, but to get into the thick of it and pitch, as you Americans say - alongside the men we love - for the country we love!!!"   Cut between the panels, taped from the back side.   Approx. 22.5" by 6".   Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  125.00

SMIDGENS by Bob Cordray.  personalized and autographed by him in the bottom border.   Dated 3/6/70.  ©National News Syndicate.  cute strip talking about Senator giving Science Fiction speech - he has his fiction down to a science!    Approx. 21" by 7".   Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  35.00

SMIDGENS by Bob Cordray.  personalized and autographed by him in the bottom border.   Dated 8/20/71.  ©National News Syndicate.  she wants to know how he can get so excited over a stupid game of baseball.  He says: look, we have a man on every base!  She says: Big Deal!  SO has the other team!    Approx. 21" by 7".   Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  45.00

LOLLY by Pete Hansen.  Dated 5/15/68.  ©Chicago Tribune.  reads: I don't know why they're so mad.  We did holler Fore."  as two female golfers in a cart ride away leaving a threesome of male golfers lying on the ground and disheveled, after being run over.    Approx. 18" by 7".   has been folded in the middle.  Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board. 45.00

OSCAR by Dave Rusch.   Dated 7/25/61.  ©United Feature Syndicate.  reads: wife is complaining about him singing in the bath tub.  She likes his voice, but his SINGING leaves her nauseous.  This strip was around less than a year!   Approx. 21" by 6.5".   has been folded in the middle. overall in excellent condition.  This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  38.00

REX MORGAN M.D. by Bradley and Edgington.  dated 12/30/69.  ©Field Enterprises Inc.   Personalized with Best Regards from Rex Morgan, Judge Parker, The Girls in Apt. 3G and Nick Dallis (signed by him) in the lower border.    Dallis was the original creator and current writer of the strip, even though he no longer did the artwork. .   Approx. 20" by 7".   overall in excellent condition.  This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board. 49.50

  JUDGE PARKER by Harold LeDoux (or Le Doux).   Dated 4/20/73.  ©Field Enterprises Inc.  Personalized and signed a 2nd time in the upper border.   Approx. 20" by 6.75".   overall in excellent condition.  This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board. 49.50

FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS   by Henry Formhals, dated December 24, 1969. ©NEA Inc.  Appears to be about a young American Indian boy, perhaps Navajo. There is a vertical fold between the 1st & 2nd panel. Measures approx. 5” by 17 ½”. Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  39.50

FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS   by Henry Formhals, dated December 23, 1969. ©NEA Inc. Appears to be about a young American Indian boy, perhaps Navajo. There is a vertical fold between the 1st & 2nd panel. Measures approx. 5” by 17 ½”. Overall in excellent condition.   This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  39.50

DOTTY DRIPPLE by Buford Tune, April 18 (no year given). ©Publishers Syndicate. Measures approx. 5.25” by 16.25”. Overall in excellent condition.     This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy, but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  35.00

MAC DIVOT written by Jordan Lansky and drawn by Mel Keefer. Friday  January 8, 1965. ©The Chicago Tribune. Strip about the game of GOLF. Faint vertical crease in center. Measures approx. 7.25” by 20”. Overall in excellent condition.  This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy; but the ACTUAL art, hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board.  69.50

THE ORBITS by Bill Juhre 3/23/48. © John F. Dille Co. This is a piece of ORIGINAL artwork, used to print the Newspaper daily comic strip. This is NOT a Xerox or a copy  but the ACTUAL art  hand drawn and signed by the artist. Black ink and pencil on white art board. Measures approx. 17.5” by 5.5”. Overall in excellent condition.   45.00


CECIL & DIPSTICK by Ray Collins. 
 ran in the editorial page of Seattle P.I. newspaper  from 1975-79.  CECIL can usually be found sitting on old log waxing philosophically with his friend DIPSTICK, a duck.  Politics and environmental issues in the Puget Sound area were there favorite fodder.  They had a STRONG local following.  Each strip is black ink on white heavy stock and measures approx. 14" by 5.75".  The titles listed are my own - taken from the dialogue.  Each is signed in lower right.  each strip is in excellent condition.  each is $25.00

9/6/79  evaluating sites for Breeding Reactors an' oil tanker super ports

9/12/79  each & every beach should have a submarine base

9/13/79  site has been SALT-TALKED an' traded to the Russians

9/14/79  fill up the beach with Nuclear Detergent Soapsuds an' Russian Minks!

9/21/79  DAMMIT! GIT UP!

9/22/79  MY concept of "open guvermint"

9/23/79  out SITE-SEIZING

9/30/79  How'd you like a job inna Bran' New ARCO station?

10/5/79  ...SO SHUDDUP YA DUM DUCK!

10/11/79  ACCIDENTS DO HAPPEN!

10/12/79  You just conked DIPSTICK on the head

10/13/79  whackin' on tha' duck may LOOK like a hos-tile act

10/20/79  who's the guy whud looks like a zucchini?

10/21/79  I shall report this incident to the economical development council of Puget Sound


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