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Strip Cartoons

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Peanuts

Born at Daisy Hill Puppy Farm Click to show or hide the answer
Sire was Baxter, dam was Missy; brothers are Andy, Belle, Marbles, Olaf, Ruffles and Spike; sisters are Belle and Molly Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Snoopy's older brother, who lives in the desert near Needles, California (said to be named after Schulz's childhood pet dog) Click to show or hide the answer
Snoopy's breed (allegedly) Click to show or hide the answer
Charlie Brown's school Click to show or hide the answer
Charlie Brown's little sister Click to show or hide the answer
Lucy and Linus's surname Click to show or hide the answer
The bird Click to show or hide the answer
Tomboy character, introduced 1966 Click to show or hide the answer
African–American character, introduced in 1968 Click to show or hide the answer

Tintin

Tintin's best friend: a weak and alcoholic character under the control of his treacherous first mate Allan, who keeps him drunk and runs his freighter Click to show or hide the answer
Captain Haddock's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Tintin's dog (known as Milou in French versions, Struppi in German, Bobbie in Dutch, Terry in Danish and Norwegian, Smwtyn in Welsh, and Melok in Russian) Click to show or hide the answer
Thomson & Thompson (more commonly, but incorrectly, known as the Thompson Twins) are known in the original French language version as Click to show or hide the answer

Rupert

Drew Rupert Bear from 1935 to 1965 Click to show or hide the answer
Rupert Bear lives in Click to show or hide the answer
Rupert's trousers and scarf are (with a black check) Click to show or hide the answer
Rupert's jumper is Click to show or hide the answer
Britain's oldest cartoon strip - in the Daily Express since 1920 Click to show or hide the answer
Bill Badger, Algy Pug and Edward Trunk (the elephant) are the best friends of
Podgy Pig, Bingo Pup, Pong Ping the Pekingese, Willie the mouse and his cousin Rastus, Freddy and Ferdie Fox, Lily Duckling, Sailor Sam, the Chinese Magician and his mischievous but well–meaning daughter Tigerlily, the Sage of Um, Reggie and Rex the rabbit twins, Clara Cat, Constable Growler the policeman, the Wise Old Goat, Rollo the gypsy boy, Uncle Bruno, Gregory Guineapig, Ottoline Otter, Granny Goat and her grandson Billy, Odmedod the scarecrow, Beryl the girl guide and her cat Dinkie, the Professor and his servant Bodkin, Dr. Chimp the understanding schoolteacher, and Gaffer Jarge the old countryman, are other friends, relatives and neighbours of

Asterix

Celebrated by a theme park 38km North of Paris Click to show or hide the answer
Asterix's best friend (a menhir removal man) Click to show or hide the answer
Obelix's pet dog Click to show or hide the answer
Chief of the Gaulish village Click to show or hide the answer
The village druid, supplier of magic potions Click to show or hide the answer
The oldest inhabitant of the village Click to show or hide the answer
The village bard Click to show or hide the answer
The village fishmonger Click to show or hide the answer
The village blacksmith Click to show or hide the answer

Dilbert

Works for the Pointy Haired Boss (PHB) Click to show or hide the answer
Dilbert's female colleague, who believes her work doesn't receive its due recognition on account of her gender Click to show or hide the answer
Dilbert's cynical, work–shy, older colleague Click to show or hide the answer
Dilbert's talented but naïve colleague, of Asian origin Click to show or hide the answer
Dilbert's dog – often works as a consultant to the PHB Click to show or hide the answer

Creators

Dilbert Click to show or hide the answer
The Gambols (Daily Express, 1951–94) Click to show or hide the answer
Garfield Click to show or hide the answer
Grandma, Sickly Aunt Vera, and Chalkie the schoolmaster, are characters created by Click to show or hide the answer
Dick Tracy Click to show or hide the answer
Fred Basset Click to show or hide the answer
Tintin Click to show or hide the answer
Maudie Littlehampton Click to show or hide the answer
The Far Side Click to show or hide the answer
Colonel Blimp; famously depicted the TUC as a carthorse Click to show or hide the answer
Peanuts Click to show or hide the answer
Molesworth and (the Belles of) St. Trinians Click to show or hide the answer
Andy Capp Click to show or hide the answer
Shrek Click to show or hide the answer
The Cloggies (Private Eye, 1967–81) and The Fosdyke Saga (Daily Mirror, 1971–85 Click to show or hide the answer
Rupert Bear Click to show or hide the answer
'Flook' (nickname of the Canadian–born British jazz clarinetist and satirical cartoonist Wally Fawkes) Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Blondie (a carefree flapper girl, who spent her days in dance halls along with her boyfriend Dagwood Bumstead, heir to a railroad fortune); first appeared in 1930, carried on after his death in 1973 by his son Dean Click to show or hide the answer

Other Cartoonists

Famous for cartoons of fantastic but impractical inventions Click to show or hide the answer
'Pocket cartoonist' on the Daily Telegraph, from 1988 Click to show or hide the answer
Dropping the pilot (Punch, 1890) – depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II sacking Bismarck Click to show or hide the answer
Specialised in drawing overweight schoolgirls and their uncooperative ponies Click to show or hide the answer
"It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption." Caption to a cartoon by Click to show or hide the answer
Harold Macmillan's nickname 'Supermac' originated from a cartoon by Click to show or hide the answer

Other

Rebellious, pinstriped buying clerk, created (and drawn for 51 years) by Frank Dickens, who died in 2016 aged 84 Click to show or hide the answer
US character who first appeared 12 March 1951, 3 days before his (totally different) British namesake – surname Mitchell Click to show or hide the answer
Strip written and drawn by Garry Trudeau, published in The Guardian, commenting on American life and named after one of the recurring characters Click to show or hide the answer
Andy Capp's wife Click to show or hide the answer
First appeared in the Daily Mail on Monday 8 July 1963 Click to show or hide the answer
Odie the dog was the companion of Click to show or hide the answer
Garfield's favourite food Click to show or hide the answer
Only friends were her doll Emily Marie and her dog Sandy; catchphrases "Gee whiskers!" and "Leapin' lizards!"; "adopted" by Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, a stereotypical capitalist Click to show or hide the answer
Comic strip Great Dane created 1954 by Brad Anderson – made into a film in 2011, when he was voiced by Owen Wilson Click to show or hide the answer
Grew out of a similar strip called Li'l Folks, in the St. Paul (Minnesota) Pioneer Press, 1947–50 Click to show or hide the answer
Daily Mirror, 1959–2006 (returning in 2010 as reprints), written by Maurice Dodd and drawn by Dennis Collins (until 1983): about a group of children (Wellington, Marlon, Maisie, Baby Grumpling) and a dog (Boot) Click to show or hide the answer
Daily Mirror, 1919–56, written by Bertram Lamb and drawn by A. B. (Austin Bowen) Payne (until c. 1939): about an orphaned family of animals – a dog, a penguin and a rabbit with very long ears Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Mister Magoo's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Nickelodeon, 1991–5: title characters are a neurotic chihuahua and an intellectually–challenged cat Click to show or hide the answer
Created by Belgian cartoonist Peyo (Pierre Culliford). First appeared in 1958, in the Belgian comic Le Journal de Spirou, in a strip called Johan et Pirlouit, story La flute a six trous (the flute with six holes). Known as 'Schtroumph' in French, 'Schlumpf' in German, 'Puffo' in Italy, 'Pitufo' in Spain. Best known to English speakers through the Hanna–Barbera animated series, 1981–9 Click to show or hide the answer
Calvin and Hobbes: Calvin is a precocious, mischievous, and adventurous six–year–old boy; Hobbes is a Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, Thomson & Thompson, and Bianca Castafiore (an opera singer, despised by Captain Haddock) appeared in Click to show or hide the answer

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