Can you name these 1950s comic strip characters?

Sundays were made for reading the funnies section.

For moms and dads, the Sunday paper was thick with the week's biggest news, but for kids scrambling to snag the funnies section, it was a day to catch up with all your favorite comic characters.

Here, we've put together our own funnies page, filled with some of our favorite characters that were well-known in the 1950s.

Think you can name them all? Take the quiz below and see if these familiar faces make you crack a smile...or crack under pressure. Good luck!
  1. Here's an easy one to start. Who's this little troublemaker who went on to have his own TV show?
    Image: DailyINK / krugsstudio.com
  2. What was the name of the soldier seen here getting an earful from his commanding officer?
    Image: King Features Syndicate / alchetron.com
  3. Remember the name of this giant dog who first appeared in 1954?
    Image: United Media / gocomics.typepad.com
  4. This British comic strip character later became a snack mascot, but first crept into Sunday funnies in 1957:
    Image: Creators Syndicate / john-adcock.blogspot.com
  5. We got to know this suburban family over time, thanks to this comic strip named after the mom and dad:
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  6. This mischievous young girl first appeared in the '30s and has been a staple of comics ever since:
    Image: United Feature Syndicate / stanleystories.blogspot.com
  7. This hulking comic strip hillbilly was perpetually 19 years old:
    Image: United Feature Syndicate / Shopify
  8. This little lady had a hubby who loved sandwiches and a comic named after her:
    Image: King Features Syndicate / comicskingdom.com
  9. This is one of the most fun-loving ladies in comic history, featured in your Sunday funnies from '47 to '69:
    Image: King Features Syndicate / comicskingdom.com
  10. This perfectly ordinary couple ran in newspapers from 1917 until 1959, under the name:
    Image: Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate / Wikimedia

Can you name these 1950s comic strip characters?

Your Result...

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EllisClevenger 4 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
It's clear to us that you made time for the funnies on Sundays.
TimWarneking 32 months ago
9/10. The Gumps ended 3 years before I was born.
ndebrabant 32 months ago

You got 9 out of 10
It's clear to us that you made time for the funnies on Sundays.
EllisClevenger 33 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
It's clear to us that you made time for the funnies on Sundays.
Missed #9.
Trivia (spoiler alert) - Beetle Bailey (#2) is Lois Flagston's (#5) brother.
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