|First Known Comic Book Apperence||Looney Tunes (Dell Comics) 1|
Bugs Bunny is a character seen in the Looney Tunes comic book series from the start to the present. He has starred in over 300 comics to date.
His first comic appearance was in the story "The Wild Hare". This was adapted from the 1940 Merrie Melodies cartoon A Wild Hare, which was Bugs' first cartoon appearance.
- Dell Comics gave Bugs Bunny his own comic book series, which ran from 1942-1962 under Dell Comics, 1962-1982 under Gold Key/Whitman Comics, and two short stints under DC Comics, in 1990 and 1993-1994.
- Bugs Bunny also shared a comic book title with Yosemite Sam from 1970-1982 under Gold Key/Whitman Comics.
- Bugs Bunny has appeared in many comics in the Looney Tunes comic book series from 1941-present.
- Bugs Bunny has also co-appeared in the Porky Pig comic series, sometimes even having his name in the title! (Some issues were in fact called Porky Pig and Bugs Bunny).