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    Superman and the Mole Men (Lippert, 1951). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Following Columbia's extremely popular serials featuring the Man of Steel, it was decided to release this feature version of Superman's adventures, this time starring George Reeves in the role of the Last Son of Krypton. It also served as a pilot for the proposed television series, which was picked up when the theatrical film proved a popular success. The TV show, which ran from 1951 to 1957, made a major star of Reeves and led to him being permanently identified with the role. As Superman poster collectors know, this is, by far, one of the hardest posters featuring the character to find. This particular copy had fold wear and crossfold separation, as well as some slight edge chipping, but professional restoration has addressed these issues admirably, making this a poster any Superman collector will be proud to own. Very Fine on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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