Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 191

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
"The circus manager said he'd give us another ticket to the show if we swept out the animal tent." Original "Felix the Cat" Sunday comic, published August 20, 1933, with King Features Syndicate pastedown. Pen and ink over graphite with blue pencil on Bristol board. 410x520 mm; 16 1/4x20 1/2 inches, on 18x23-inch sheet. Unsigned.

Messmer worked for the Pat Sullivan Studios, who claimed credit for the character.