The Evolution of 20 Famous Cartoon Characters Since Their Creation

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

Here is a selection of 20 famous cartoon characters that looked totally different back when they were first created!

1. Garfield

Garfield
Photo: tn.new.fishki.net
He's changed a lot since 1978, don't you think?

2. Pinocchio

Pinocchio
Photo: livedoor.blogimg.jp
We all know the familiar figure created in 1940, but very few people have seen the first version from 1911!

3. Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse
Photo: bashny.net
Mickey Mouse from 1928 compared to now.

4. South Park

South Park
Photo: piximus.net
The characters have come a long way since 1992.

5. Alvin and the Chipmunks

Alvin and the Chipmunks
Photo: imgur.com
This is how they looked in 1958.

6. My Little Pony

My Little Pony
Photo: diddlybop.ru
"My Little Pony" characters have changed a lot since 1984!

7. Cinderella

Cinderella
Photo: livedoor.blogimg.jp
The 1856 version of Cinderella looks very serious.

8. Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo
Photo: 2.bp.blogspot.com
Here's everyone's favorite dog in 2000 and in 1969.

9. Bugs Bunny

Bugs Bunny
Photo: imgur.com
Bugs' transformation from 1940 to now is amazing!

10. The Simpsons

The Simpsons
Photo: imgur.com
They looked kind of weird in 1987.

11. Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown
Photo: cdn0.lostateminor.com
Many people wouldn't even recognize the 1950 version of Charlie Brown.

12. Snoopy

Snoopy
Photo: diddlybop.ru
And here's a sketch of Snoopy from the fifties.

13. Papa Smurf

Papa Smurf
Photo: funcage.com
Another one from the 1950s, Papa Smurf changed a lot in the movie version in 2011.

14. Arthur

Arthur
Photo: imgur.com
Nobody remembers the first version of Arthur in 1976!

15. Shrek

Shrek
Photo: img1.izismile.com
Wow, Shrek looked kind of scary in 1990!

16. Cathy

Cathy
Photo: 3.bp.blogspot.com
This version is from 1976.

17. Gumby

Gumby
Photo: barnorama.com
This version is from 1953.

18. Yogi Bear

Yogi Bear
Photo: armstar.am
Here's Yogi from 1958.

19. Archie

Archie
Photo: media.firerank.com
Archie looks younger than his 1941 version.

20. The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant
Photo: imgur.com
Remember the Iron Giant from 1999? This is how he looked in 1968.
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