Genre: anthropomorphic-funny animals
Created in: 1942?
- Homer Pigeon first appeared in the Walter Lantz theatrical short "Pigeon Patrol" (1942), and had a long run in the various Walter Lantz comic books published by Dell.
In comics, Homer Pigeon found himself in a perpetual rivalry with the slick Red Cardinal for the hand of Carrie Pigeon (no relation). These comics were primarily drawn by artist/animator Vivie Risto.
First comic book appearance: New Funnies (Dell, 1942 Series) #83 (January 1944).
- 1942; Dell Comics; theatrical animation; Walter Lantz