Happy Scrappy
January 27, 2005 11:30 AM   Subscribe

Welcome to Scrappyland. A site devoted to a long-lost cartoon character from the 1930s.
posted by braun_richard (12 comments total)
Whew! I thought it was the secret origins of scrappy-doo.
(which would not be nearly as interesting, of course)
posted by milovoo at 11:43 AM on January 27, 2005


Where ever did you find this gem?
posted by Hands of Manos at 11:45 AM on January 27, 2005

yeah, my childhood antipathy to scrappy doo still causes flusteration.

You couldn't say that about Kiko the Kangaroo or even Oswald the Rabbit.

of course not! great site.
posted by mrgrimm at 11:45 AM on January 27, 2005

Hands of Manos, if you're not a regular reader of Cartoonbrew.com, you should start! This was posted there last week... It's a great site for all things cartoony.
posted by Robot Johnny at 12:14 PM on January 27, 2005

Oh, this is fantastic. Totally fantastic. Cool, cool, cool.
posted by Joey Michaels at 1:07 PM on January 27, 2005

Yeah, this is sweet -- his outfit is very M. Mouse indeed, down to the two huge buttons. Cool stuff -- and the monochromatic web design is sort of refreshing.
posted by undule at 1:22 PM on January 27, 2005

To add to the Scrappy-Doo pileon, I was fully expecting to come in here and write something absolutely horrific about braun_richard, and possibly his mother.

I love Scrappy prancing ahead of Krazy Kat and Mickey Mouse. Makes me feel like I've lived in an alternate universe all this time.
posted by dougunderscorenelso at 1:47 PM on January 27, 2005

Delightful. After reading it I found this little item from 1936.
posted by QuietDesperation at 2:26 PM on January 27, 2005

Wow, with quotes like "Other national tie-ups, novelties, and accessories are daily adding ready-made exploitation on this feature for you to profit on!" and the creator being named "Dick Humor" I still suspect that this is some big photoshoppery job...

Maybe reading about the Delphi Technique has me too paranoid.
posted by anthill at 2:39 PM on January 27, 2005

Jeepers... the ungodly love-child of Mickey Mouse and Astroboy.
posted by ITheCosmos at 3:21 PM on January 27, 2005

Happy Scrappy will always remind me of Clerks.
posted by MrFancypants at 6:49 PM on January 27, 2005

anthill, I thought at first that it was a hoax too, but I read through a lot of it and I'm pretty sure it's legit. Either way, I love the design of the site. It's very well matched with its content.
posted by soyjoy at 7:54 AM on January 28, 2005

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