Sunday Funnies: Old School

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Like Michigan J. Frog, Marvin was never named in the original shorts – he was referred to as the Commander of Flying Saucer X-2 in The Hasty Hare in 1952, and sometimes referred to as “Antwerp” in promotional material or other projects like the live stage show version of Bugs Bunny in Space. However, in 1979, once the character attracted merchandising interest, the name “Marvin” was selected for The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie.

Uranium PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Acme straitjacket-ejecting bazooka.

Well, what do you know, it disintegrated 

Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Time-Space Gun.

Dr BRaG’s prescription:

what say you?

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Snafu
07/24/2022 12:42 pm

Marvin rules!

larch
Reply to  Snafu
07/24/2022 12:52 pm

Yes! The Illudium Q-36 is on my top 5 BB ‘toons. I prefer Marvin’s voice tone in this one too.

larch
Reply to  pompano
07/24/2022 1:02 pm

Ya, early tone doesn’t suit as well to me.

larch
Reply to  larch
07/24/2022 1:05 pm

The opera singer and Yo’ Sam as a medieval knight are two others, maybe the one with Chris Columbus and the bull fight episodes round out the top 5 off the top of my head.

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