Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Dog of the Geek: Mighty Manfred

mightymanfredBreed: Generic

Original Appearances:
Tom Terrific cartoons that aired on Captain Kangaroo (Terrytoons 1957-1959).

Other Appearances: Six issues of a Pines Comics title, and a few Wonder Books.

Biography: Mighty Manfred was the devoted companion to Tom Terrific, shape-changer and the owner of the magic “thinking cap.” Manfred is probably the laziest heroic sidekick ever.

Powers: None

Group Affiliation: Partner to Tom Terrific

Tom Terrific's arch-foe was named Crabby Appleton. All voices for the show were done by Lionel Wilson, who passed away in 2003. Wilson was also the voice of Eustace Bagg on “Courage the Cowardly Dog.”

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