. . .she was unpopular with fans. . .
I don't know about that. The last convention I went to was in '95, and I wanted one of those cardboard stand-ups of her but they were out of them.
Instead, I got the Kira one, which worked really well when I hid her in a closet to scare visitors.
Curly: Moe, Larry, the cheese! Moe, Larry, the cheese! (Horses Collars, 1935)