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Kovels: Shmoo remain popular today as collectibles

Published 07/12/2013, INFORUM

Remember the Shmoo? It started one of the biggest assortment of collectibles in the 20th century. The animal was first seen in a L’il Abner comic strip in August 1946, and it became a sensation. Al Capp, the artist, had invented an animal that laid eggs, produced glass bottles of milk, tasted like whatever you liked to eat and purposely died when someone seemed hungry.

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