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All about Marvin Martian!

I claim this planet in the name of Mars.

Where’s the big ka-boom?

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Who is Marvin Martian? One of science fiction’s greatest villains, Marvin is bent on destroying the earth because it blocks his view of Venus. Marvin has been thwarted by Bugs Bunny in Hare-way to the Stars and Daffy Duck in Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 Century. He first appeared in 1948 in Haredevil Hare.

Character Details for Marvin Martian

If you are looking for quick and dirty details about our friendly cartoon character Marvin Martian, then look no futher. Check out the quick details below:

Species: Martian
Gender: Male
Debut: 1948
Created by: Chuck Jones
Appears in:
Catch Phrases:
  • Isn’t that lovely, hm?
  • Where’s the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth shattering kaboom.
  • You have made me very ANGRY! VERY ANGRY INDEED!
  • I claim this planet in the name of Mars.
Portrayed by: Mel Blanc (1948-1986) Joe Alaskey (1991-2008) Rob Paulsen (1992) Maurice LaMarche (1993) Bob Bergen (1996) Eric Goldberg (1996-2003) Neil Ross (1998) Samuel Vincent (Baby Looney Tunes) Eric Bauza (2011-present) Damon Jones (2011-2015) Mike Myers (planned film)
Personality Unsuccessful technocrat.

 

Notes from Chuck’s Diary…

Marvin is one of those mysterious creatures that comes out of the sky or up the stairs late at night. You don’t know what he thinks, and you don’t want to know. It is not simple happenchance that he appears to have no character. He is a Martian, and you cannot expect to find much personality in there. I gave him a certain amount of gesture, but he expresses little passion; instead of howling with anger and excruciating pain when his plans lie in ruins, he merely and carefully says, “Oh dear, back to the old drawing board.”

Because he is a Martian, I decided that Marvin should be dressed as a Martian. My first step in creating the character was therefore to draw the curiously tufted helmet worn by Mars, the Roman God of War, although Marvin could take his version of the helmet off and shine his tennis shoes with it.

Then I figured, black ants are scary, so I put an ant-black face and a couple of angry eyes inside his helmet. The Martian has no evident mouth, but people are rarely aware of that. I then decided that a metal skirt was suitable wear for a God of War, and–suitable or not–putting tennis shoes on an ant seemed like a good idea, so I gave Marvin a pair of tennis shoes, like a lot of my characters. – Chuck Jones

Images From Chuck Jones Sketch Pad…

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Certified Marvin Martian Art for Sale!

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Marvin Martian Merchandise

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Marvin Martian Episode Image Gallery

If you are looking for Marvin Martian images that are special to us, then look at our Marvin Martian image collection below. Let us know if you have any favorites you would like to share!

Watch Marvin Martian Movies and Episodes!

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