The Dog Show: Gallery of Cartoon Dogs

The Dog Show promotional art by Eric Reaves

Gallery of Cartoon Dogs

The Dog Show: Two Centuries of Canine Cartoons features more than one hundred cartoon dogs from the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum collections and on loan for the exhibition from private collections. Here’s a list of the dogs on display (*note this is a work in progress—additional dogs are being added):

Classic Canine Characters

  • Barfy – The Family Circus by Bil Keane
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  • Beagle Boys – Walt Disney The Beagle Boys Pete Alvarado (pencils) and Larry Mayer (inks) Gold Key
  • Beauregard Bugleboy – Pogo by Walt Kelly

  • Biscuit – Stone Soup
  • Bitsy – Marvin
  • Cosmo the Space Dog – Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 Giuseppe Camuncoli & Jean-Françoise Beaulieu Marvel
  • Daisy – Blondie by Murat “Chic” Young
  • Dawg – Hi and Lois by Mort Walker and Dik Browne

  • Deputy Dawg  Deputy Dawg No. 1238 Fred Fredericks Dell
  • Dogbert – Dilbert and Dogbert
  • Dog Man – Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
  • Dollar – Richie Rich No. 3,  Harvey Classics
  • Earl – Mutts by Patrick McDonnell

  • Fang – The Duplex
  • Farley – For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

  • General Lee – Wee Pals by Morrie Turner

  • Goofy – Disney Studios
  • Grimmy – Mother Goose & Grimm by Mike Peters

  • Hector the Bulldog – Looney Tunes No. 40 Mike DeCarlo DCHoward Huge – Howard Huge
  • Hot Dog Jughead’s Pal Hot Dog #1 Nate Butler Archie Comics
  • Huckleberry Hound Huckleberry Hound No. 990 Harvey Eisenberg Dell Publishing Co.
  • Krypto – Adventure Comics Curt Swan & George Klein DC
  • Lassie – Lassie No. 10 Morris Gollub Dell Comic
  • Lockjaw – Ms. Marvel #8 Jamie McKelvie & Matthew Wilson Marvel
  • Marmaduke – Marmaduke by Brad Anderson

  • Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog – Tom Terrific no. 3 Gene Deitch (creator) Pines Comics
  • Mr. Peabody – Mr. Peabody and Sherman #1 Jorge Molongo IDW
  • Muttsy – Sad Sack’s Muttsy the Talking Dog #105 George Baker Harvey Comics
  • Napoleon – Napoleon
  • Odie – Garfield by Jim Davis

  • Offissa Pupp – Krazy Kat
  • Otto – Beetle Bailey
  • Pup Dog – Pogo by Walt Kelly

  • Ren The Ren and Stimpy Show Unknown Marvel Comics
  • Rivets – Rivets
  • Rosebud – Bloom County
  • Rover – Red and Rover
  • Ruff – Dennis the Menace
  • Ruff & Reddy Ruff and Reddy No. 9 Mac Rey Dell
  • Rufferto Sergio Aragonés Groo and Rufferto Sergio Aragonés Dark Horse
  • Sam – The Family Circus by Bil Keane

  • Sandy – Little Orphan Annie
  • Santa’s Little Helper Simpsons Comics #45 Unknown Bongo
  • Scamp – Scamp by Bob Grant (pencils) and Manuel Gonzales (inks)

  • Scooby Doo – Hanna Barbera’s Scooby Doo No. 15 Joe Staton DC
  • Sinbad – by Edwina Dumm
  • Snert – Hagar the Horrible by Dik Browne
  • Snoopy – Peanuts by Charles Schulz

  • Spike and Tyke – MGM’s Spike and Tyke # #8 Dell
  • Stripe – Tiger by Bud Blake
  • Tige – Buster Brown by Richard Outcault

  • Underdog – Underdog No. 2 Frank Johnson Charlton Comics
  • Zero – Little Annie Rooney by Darell McClure (writer) and Nicolas Afonsky (artist)
  • Zipper – Zipper by Bill Holman
  • More Dogs

    Our collections include many additional dog characters that are not represented in The Dog Show including:

     

  • Top Image Credit: Art by Eric Reaves. Snoopy © PNTS; Biscuit © Jan Eliot; Grimmy © Grimmy, Inc.; Marmaduke © UFS; Farley © Lynn Johnston Productions, Inc.; Otto © Comicana, Inc.; Earl © Patrick McDonnell; Odie © Paws Inc.; Snert © King Features Syndicate, Inc.; Dawg © Comicana, Inc.; Sandy © Tribune Media Services, Inc.; and Ruff © North America Syndicate, Inc. Used by permission.