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Tattoos of Cartoon Characters
There are probably few of us which don't occasionally remember the cartoon stories and characters of our childhood, and in moments of nostalgia take a peak at the cartoons, which for the most part are still running on television.
Depending on the time you grew up, who can forget characters like Pepé Le Pew, Elmer Fudd, Taz, Bart Simpson, Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, among numerous others.
Of course anything that is important to a person will want to be remembered, and they'll also want to make a statement, which is something a tattoo is ideal for.
So here a sampling of some of the more popular cartoon characters people have chosen to have tattooed on them. Most, with the exception of Bart Simpson, have been around for many decades.
- Robot Tattoos
Robots have captured the imaginations of people for decades as a world filled with them serving in numerous capacities has been envisioned as the probable future. That has generated all sorts of interest from writers and artists, as well as those...
- Star Wars Tattoos
Star Wars' popularity never diminishes, and neither does the desire for fans to include it as a major part of their body art. There are no shortage of Star Wars characters to have inked on your body, as the rich universe offers an enormous number...
Pepé Le Pew Tattoo
Who doesn't remember the rascal Pepé Le Pew, the skunk with a French accent always trying to woo the ladies. The first cartoon tattoo captures accurately that hilarious skunk who seemed to fall in love every five minutes.
- Cloud Tattoo Designs
Clouds are a great supporting actor in the scenes portrayed in tattoo designs, and should be considered as part of any creative scenario if it fits in with the other elements of the image that is being contemplated. While there are occasional...
- Hellboy Tattoos
If there's an interesting story to tell, there's an interesting tattoo to design, and that's the truth with the cult hero 'Hellboy,' who has been a fixture among fans for those who know him for some time. His unique reddish skin gives him great...
Elmer Fudd Tattoo
Elmer Fudd was the ultimate buffoon of his day, as he always tried to kill the wabbit, but was always thwarted and ended up with it backfiring on him. He never seemed to learn from his mistakes, which was a part of the fun.
- Unique Rat Tattoos
Just like their real-life counterparts, a rat tattoo is something of a peculiar taste, but for those who are fans of rats, there are some that are extremely nice looking, and many that are humorous, based on the caricature rats can be used as. ...
- Parrot Tattoos
Parrot tattoo designs are among the more colorful tattoos, and rightly so. While I prefer the darker tattos, as they seem to really look at stand up much better, and you can appreciate the quality much more, in the case of tattoos of parrots, it's...
Wiley E Coyote and the Road Runner
Another version of Elmer Fudd was Wiley E Coyote, who always attempted to catch the Road Runner through numerous, devious means, but they also always backfired on him, resulting in Wiley getting the worst end of the deal.
One thing about the tattoo below, is I have never seen the Road Runner get captured, so this must have been someone feeling Wiley's pain, not wanting him to be perpetually frustrated.
- Alice in Wonderland Tattoos
There are few stories that have captured the imagination over time as there is with Alice in Wonderland. And the number and quality of tattoos that have emerged from the story are amazing. One thing I noticed, is the ladies especially like that...
- Betty Boop Tattoos
Betty Boop was a wildly popular cartoon character from the 1930s, capturing the imagination of the men of that period during the difficult depression years; her persona became a welcome distraction in the early years, before her character was reined.
I remember this particular character, but can't remember his name. He was a bit player, and a funny one at that. Maybe someone could leave his name in the comments below. As for the tattoo, I really like how he was so accurately captured. The look says it all.
- Batman Tattoos
I was just spending time doing some web surfing the other day and decided to look around to see if there were any Batman tattoos out there and if they were popular in any way. Lo and behold, I was really surprised to find a huge amount of images...
- Fun Tigger Tattoos
Tigger is one of the great cartoon characters in my estimation, and if you need to be uplifted, just watch a show with this bundle of joy an enery, and you'll have a hard time not finding yourself laughing and entering into his infectious...
- Joker Tattoos
Tattoos of the Joker villain from the Batman movies, will inevitably be thought of largely as the Joker played by Heath Ledger because of his untimely death. And that is the case in general, although the Joker played by Jack Nicholson got some...
The unforgettable Tasmanian Devil, or as he was affectionately nicknamed - Taz, was also a delight to watch as he traveled in the whirlwind. This is permanently reminded with the ink below. Love the overall design of the tattoo. Brings backs fond memories.
- Cupid Tattoos
Cupid and love go together, and in the case of tattoos, there are a myriad of designs to choose from to celebrate your love for that special person. Just be careful concerning names, as many people have regretted inking a name on their skin where the
- Pirate Ship Tattoos
Anything nautical is of great interest to me, and much of the mythology and truth surrounding the history of pirates is fascinating; especially the ships they used to plunder their unfortunate victims. Picture being on a journey somewhere and...
Wolverine, from the X-Men, has always been a very popular character, and has been around for some time now. With the movies has become even more popular. I like this particular look from the past, with those high boots and elongated ears.
- Skull Wearing Hat Tattoo Designs
Tattoos of skulls wearing hats are awesome, and include a little bit of everything in the way of hats, including cowboy hats, top hats, jester and baseball hats. But it doesn't end there. While wearing a variety of hats, the skulls, for the most...
- Cow Skull Tattoo Designs
One of the more memorial objects in the minds of people envisioning the old west is that of cow skulls scattered among the plains or desert. Many of these were the result of droughts where cattle had trouble finding water, or of tough cattle...
Bart Simpson Tattoo
Bart Simpson has developed somewhat of a cult following, and is something of an anti-hero to those who have enjoyed his character, as well as the overall Simpson phenomenon.
The tattoo of Bart riding on the skateboard is great, and I really like the way he appears to be moving on it, as if it were animated.
Bart Simpson Tattoo
- Kat Von D | Taking Tattooing to a Whole New Level
Kat Von D has in a relatively short time rode to fame on the back of the tattooing industry, becoming well known first in Miami Ink as one of the featured tattoo artists over a two-year period. What's funny about doing some research on Kat are the...
- Dandelion Flower and Seed Tattoo Designs
Dandelions, for most of us, were a big part of our childhood, as we'd grasp the flowers when they were going to seed, and shutting out admonitions to not blow on them because they would produce more of the unwanted flowers, we puffed out our cheeks,.
Yosemite Sam Tattoo
Finally we have the irascible Yosemite Sam. What an unforgettable character he was in the day. The voice actor and the image of Yosemite really worked together well.
The tattoo really shows the caricature of who he was, and that trailing smoke exiting the guns is a great addition to the overall image, making you feel he had just finished one of his endless battles.
It sure brings back a lot of memories looking at these cartoon characters. Most of them have become permanently etched in our memories, and seeing them as tattoos adds another element to what was an important part of our childhood.