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Original Art by Otto Messmer and Joe Oriolo 1953 Felix The Cat #46 Toby Press Inky

Felix The Cat, made famous in the 1920’s by Pat Sullivan and later by Sullivan’s artist, Otto Messmer.
Staring in the 1920’s as a silent film and later as a comic, by 1953 Joe Oriolo introduced the longer legged Felix.
Toby Press, started in the late 1940’s and employed both Otto Messmer and Joe Oriolo for Felix The Cat as well as introducing Felix’s Nephews, Inky and Dinky.

Dated by the censor seal on the lower left, 1954 this original art by Otto Messmer and Joe Oriolo is for the Toby Press comic of Felix The Cat, #46 page 11 for Inky
Amazing details and inking and original pencil drawings can be seen .

Size: 14 1/2” x 23”
Condition: VG with minor soiling to the edges and some darkened areas, please see the images for details

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