Can You Identify These Classic Comic Characters?
A blonde boy in a red-striped shirt with a penchant for water balloons and eschewing the friendship of "slimy" girls, this character's imagination sent him to space, to fight zombie snowmen, and much more. What's his name?
- Calvin and Hobbes were a classic duo of the eighties and nineties, going on a variety of adventures thanks to the artistry of their creator, Bill Watterson.
With a cowlick and iconic overalls, this cheeky character was created by Hank Ketcham in the 1950s. The boy was known for his antics and ability to make a mess— do you remember his catchy name?
- Dennis the Menace was a very popular character, with syndicated comics, and later television shows and feature films that documented his further adventures.
This giant dog in a bright red collar frequently got into tight situations, thanks to his clumsiness and how accident-prone the Great Dane was. What's his name?
- For 61 years, Marmaduke's escapades with the Winslow family were penned by Brad Anderson, and many people still get a laugh out of his antics today.
First appearing in 1947 for Walt Disney, this anthropomorphic character was the rich uncle of another classic Disney individual and was known for his status, white tail, and pince-nez. Can you remember his name?
- With a Scottish-American accent and the title of being the richest duck in the world, Scrooge McDuck of the clan McDuck became a beloved character in the Disney universe.
This animated caveman was quite dapper for his time, including wearing a blue tie over his orange hide tunic and holding a construction job to support his family living in the prehistoric-style town of Bedrock. What is this name?
- This classic cartoon featured a beloved theme song, and Fred himself had a particular catchphrase— "Yabba, dabba, doo!"
Often found running a psychiatric help booth or leaning against her friend Schroeder's piano, this sassy character in a blue dress is the big sister to another classic character who is known for his security blanket. Do you remember her name?
- Among other things, Lucy was known for her snarky observations and penchant for pulling the football away at the last minute, when Charlie Brown was trying to kick it.
Part of the Looney Tunes cast, this prospector sports a big hat and an impressive mustache. Can you name this classic character of Bugs Bunny who is always trying to thwart his plans?
- Many have questioned whether his eyebrows are actually connected to the mustache, but this miner character was certainly no "namby-bamby".
This small grey kitten first appeared in the comic strip in 1979 and was known for being the "World's Cutest Cat"— much to the chagrin of the main protagonist, a striped orange cat with a penchant for lasagna and naps. What's the kitten's name?
- Garfield was never known for his patience with Odie, and it's no different with Nermal. Often jealous of his cuteness, the kitten often got chucked out of the room unceremoniously by the larger cat.
Known for keeping her classic sense of fashion while ghosthunting with her friend group, this character had bright orange hair and purple minidresses. But can you remember the name of this occasional damsel-in-distress?
- Daphne Blake was often portrayed as the cheerleader of the Mystery Inc. gang, pairing well with Fred's jock, Velma's nerd, and Shaggy's stoner characters— not to mention being great pals with Scooby-Doo, the lovable canine clutz.
Penned by a Belgian cartoonist named Hergé, this yellow-haired, French-speaking character traipses around the world as a reporter with his small white dog in tow, getting into a variety of dangerous and adventuresome situations. What's his name?
- The adventures of TinTin and his dog Snowy were very successful, with a series of dedicated magazines that documented his international escapades to find the truth, follow the story, and preserve a variety of artifacts.