Elroy Rides Astro’s Tail
$650 – $750
– Hand-Painted Limited Edition Cel
– Edition Size: 300
– Image Size: 10.5”x 12.5”
– Signed by: Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera
The art for “Elroy Rides Astro’s Tail” was created at the Hanna Barbera studio in Hollywood. The original drawing was hand-inked, then the master inking printed onto a sheet of exlar film through the silk-screening process . Each cel was then hand-painted using original Hanna-Barbera colors. The background was reproduced using a fine lithography process. Each piece from the edition was individually numbered and features the signatures of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It was also printed with the studio seal of authenticity.
“The Jetsons,” Hanna-Barbera second prime time cartoon, aired in 1962 becoming another hit for the Hanna-Barbera studio. The Jetsons, based in the 21st Century world filled with space ships, robots, elaborate electronic gadgets and labor saving devices. The characters in this futuristic cartoon series are George Jetson, his wife Jane, Judy is their teenage daughter, Elroy their young son and Astro the family dog. Rounding out the cast is Rosie their robot maid, Henry the Skypad apartment supernatant where the Jetsons live, Cosmo Spacely George’s boss and H.G. Cogswell who owns the rival company to Spacely.