Friday, June 11, 2010
Dog of the Geek: Droopy!
Original Appearances: MGM Cartoons from 1943 through 1958
Other Appearances: Various comic books, cartoons, and assorted merchandise.
Biography: Droopy has no established biography.
Powers: Ability to maintain cool under pressure, superstrength when he does blow his cool, teleportation.
Group Affiliation: Varies from cartoon short to another, but has included the Canadian Mounties.
Miscellaneous: Droopy, of course, was one of the classic MGM cartoon characters, created by Tex Avery. His deadpan expression and distinctive voice, combined with his amazing ability to outwit and outmaneuver any foe, makes him a delight to watch in the original cartoons. Unfortunately, he hasn't fared so well in most modern appearances.