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):

Dogs on Display

  • Barfy – The Family Circus by Bil Keane
  • Beauregard Bugleboy – Pogo by Walt Kelly

  • Biscuit – Stone Soup
  • Bitsy – Marvin
  • Daisy – Blondie by Murat “Chic” Young
  • Dawg – Hi and Lois by Mort Walker and Dik Browne

  • Dogbert – Dilbert and Dogbert
  • Dog Man – Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
  • 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

  • Howard Huge – Howard Huge
  • Marmaduke – Marmaduke by Brad Anderson

  • Napoleon – Napoleon
  • Odie – Garfield by Jim Davis

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

  • Rivets – Rivets
  • Rosebud – Bloom County
  • Rover – Red and Rover
  • Ruff – Dennis the Menace
  • Sam – The Family Circus by Bil Keane

  • Sandy – Little Orphan Annie
  • Scamp – Scamp by Bob Grant (pencils) and Manuel Gonzales (inks)

  • Sinbad – by Edwina Dumm
  • Snert – Hagar the Horrible by Dik Browne
  • Snoopy – Peanuts by Charles Schulz

  • Stripe – Tiger by Bud Blake
  • Tige – Buster Brown by Richard Outcault

  • Zero – Little Annie Rooney by Darell McClure (writer) and Nicolas Afonsky (artist)
  • Zipper – Zipper by Bill Holman
  • Comic Books

    • Ace Detective Comics No. 254 Sheldon Moldoff & Ira Schnapp DC
      Astro The Jetsons Unknown Gold Key
      Augie Doggie Augie Doggie #1 Harvey Eisenberg Gold Key
      Beagle Boys Walt Disney The Beagle Boys Pete Alvarado (pencils) and Larry Mayer (inks) Gold Key
      Cosmo the Space Dog Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 Giuseppe Camuncoli & Jean-Françoise Beaulieu Marvel
      Deputy Dawg Deputy Dawg No. 1238 Fred Fredericks Dell
      Dog Man Dog Man Pilkey, Dav Graphix
      Dollar Richie Rich No. 3 Unknown Harvey Classics
      “Emrys, Lundy
      ” Beasts of Burden #1 Rafael Albuquerque Dark Horse
      Goofy Walt Disney’s Goofy Dick Moores Dell Publishing Co
      Hector the Bulldog Looney Tunes No. 40 Mike DeCarlo DC
      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 (1st choice) Ms. Marvel #8 Jamie McKelvie & Matthew Wilson Marvel
      Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog “Tom Terrific no. 3
      ” Gene Deitch (creator — did he work on the comics?) Pines Comics
      Mr. Peabody Mr. Peabody and Sherman #1 Jorge Molongo IDW
      Muttsy (1st choice) Sad Sack’s Muttsy the Talking Dog #105 George Baker Harvey Comics
      Napoleon Napoleon and Uncle Elby Stephen Douglas
      Ren The Ren and Stimpy Show Unknown Marvel Comics
      Rex the Wonderdog (1st choice) Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #29 Gil Kane DC
      Ruff & Reddy Ruff and Reddy No. 9 Mac Rey Dell
      Rufferto Sergio Aragonés Groo and Rufferto Sergio Aragonés Dark Horse
      Santa’s Little Helper Simpsons Comics #45 Unknown Bongo
      Scamp Walt Disney’s Scamp Al Hubbard Dell
      Scooby Doo Hanna Barbera’s Scooby Doo No. 15 Joe Staton DC
      Spike and Tyke MGM’s Spike and Tyke # #8 Dell
      Top Dog The Secret Life of Top Dog Warren Kremer Star Comics
      Underdog Underdog No. 2 Frank Johnson Charlton Comics

    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.