Comics have always enchanted children and adults alike. One rarely comes across a person who has never been inspired by comic characters. Reading about adventures of Mickey Mouse and Goofy, or laughing your stomach out to the sweet clashes between Tom & Jerry are treasured experience we all can never forget. These characters have amused us, made us laugh and cry; we’ve grown up imitating them and they do hold a special place in our hearts. So without much ado, here’s a list of the top 10 funniest characters in comics.
He is also known as Pluto the Pup. Pluto is listed among the “Big five”-five biggest stars in the Disney universe. He is never dressed like humans unlike several other animal cartoon characters. His actions create comic situations for the readers and unlike Goofy the other dogs in the Disney family he has his own style of humor that is not violent.
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9. Mickey Mouse:
Mickey Mouse is a cartoon character created by Walt Disney. He along with his girlfriend Minnie Mouse and dog Pluto, has created unforgettable humor for millions of people on the planet. Though he is not involved in chase and battle type of comedies, the situations plotted around his shy character always elicit laughter from the audience. He is one of the famous funniest characters in comics.
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8. Scooby Doo:
Scooby Doo is a famous comic character that can almost turn people crazy. The character was originally created by Hanna Barbera Production Company for an animated television cartoon series and subsequently became famous in the world of comic books. Scooby Doo, considered to be a foolish dog, finds himself in trouble along with his friend Shaggy all the time. He solves supernatural mysteries through his antics.
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Goofy is a tall funny dog wearing turtle vest with pants shoes, gloves and a big hat. His appearance is more than enough to make a reader go berserk laughing. He is a good friend of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Their comedy trio is famous all over the world among the comic readers. He always manages to get entrapped in funny situations, from which he always emerges as the hero. His character is so powerful that it can evoke laughter on reader’s face even when he’s lying idle on the ground.
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6. Scrooge McDuck (Uncle Scrooge):
Scrooge is the richest duck in the world. A serious fellow, he’s often foxed into troubles by his nephews and Donald Duck. These troublesome situations and how Uncle McDuck handles them creates memorable laughing moments. He is very famous for his funny satires and his views about life. Scrooge is often spotted propagating these philosophies to his nephews.
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Garfield is a lazy funny cat, who is over obsessed with eating. Comic books featuring him have always enjoyed huge popularity among readers, globally. His subtle art of speaking less and yet evoking laughter has found him a special place in the list of funniest characters in comics. The most famous Garfield moment is when he dances to the tunes of a song wearing tango costume with Arlene while fighting Ramon.
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4. Donald Duck:
He is one of the funniest animal cartoon characters ever created. Donald Duck became real in 1934. It was Walt Disney productions that created this great comic character. He is a duck with an outstanding yellow-orange bill. His dressing style evokes an unstoppable laughter among kids. They love his sailor costume, his cap and red bow tie. He generally amuses his reader with his foolish speeches and irritable personality. He was included in the list of 50 greatest cartoon characters of all time in 2002 in TV Guide’s list.
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Popeye the Sailor is a funny cartoon character. He comes up with solutions to problems, which are otherwise insurmountable. He also flaunts a cigar pipe and eats spinach through it. He produces his trademark toot with the whistle that he carries. His investigative prowess and way of exploring case details add up to his already funny style. His romance with his girlfriend Olive Oyl also adds interest to the readers.
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2. Bugs Bunny:
One of the funniest cartoon characters of all time, Bugs Bunny is famous for his funny quotes. The quote “what’s up dock?” is considered to be one of the most famous and funniest phrase used by any cartoon character. His comics are doing the rounds all over the world for the past five decades and still rule the roost.
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1. Tom & Jerry:
Tom & Jerry are two legendary cartoon characters who can never be separated from one another. Tom — the cat, keeps chasing Jerry — the mouse. The wild chase involves always ends up in unison against the common enemy Spike the Bulldog. The constant war between the two characters has always evoked unstoppable laughter. The two have been the readers’ choice for decades now.
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