57 Easy to Draw Cartoon and Comic Book Characters (2024)

Feeling bored? Don't turn on the TV or your favorite streaming app just yet. There is no better cure for boredom than learning how to draw your favorite cartoon characters.

Think about it - why do you like to watch TV when you're bored? It's fun to watch the stories unfold. You root for your heroes and hope the villains get what's coming to them. Your emotions go on a roller-coaster ride without any real danger.

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But I'll let you in on a secret. Even more fun than just going along for the ride is driving the roller coaster. When you learn how to draw cartoon and comic book characters, you control where the story goes.

These easy, step-by-step drawing guides will help you to make your own comic book or even take the first step toward becoming an animator.


So, who are your favorite cartoon characters? We've got classic Disney characters like Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck; Looney Tunes like Bugs Bunny; and feel-good favorites like Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

You'll also find modern cartoon favorites like Spongebob Squarepants, the Minions, and Miraculous Ladybug.

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There are even characters from grown-up cartoons like The Simpsons, Rick and Morty, and Family Guy.

Often, you'll find that we've included several characters from the same show in this collection. Draw them all, have them interact, and create a story all your own!

57 Best Cartoon and Comic Book Drawing Tutorials

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Minnie Mouse

She's the cutest mouse in the house. Get started with this Disney classic.

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Piglet

Piglet can be brave with the help of his friend Pooh. You'll find him below.

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Peter Griffin from Family Guy

He may not win a dad of the year award, but you can draw Peter along with his son Stewie, below.

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Captain America

During World War II, he was the hero America needed. Accompany Captain America on his modern-day adventures.

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Bart Simpson

With spiky hair and yellow skin, Bart is an iconic cartoon character. You can draw Bart along with his whole family from Springfield. You'll find them listed below.

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Winnie the Pooh

He's a tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff. Create your own stories of the Hundred Acre Wood featuring Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, too.

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Rena Rouge from Miraculous

Fiery redhead by day, foxy crime-fighter by night. Rena's Fox Miraculous gives her speed, stealth, and cunning - skills you can cultivate with the help of this drawing guide.

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Donald Duck

Along with Daisy Duck, below, Donald is part of Disney's original "quack pack." Pair him with other classic characters like Minnie Mouse and Goofy.

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Miraculous Ladybug

She's an ordinary girl with extraordinary abilities, thanks to the Ladybug Miraculous. Draw Ladybug along with her crime-fighting friends Cat Noir, Viperion, and Rena Rouge.

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Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson is an American icon. You can draw him along with his whole family - his wife Marge, daughter Lisa, and son Bart. They've all made our list of cartoon drawing guides.

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Felix the Cat

Felix is an easy character to draw because he's made of overlapping geometric shapes. You'll be able to hide the extra lines as you shade his dark fur.

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Lucky Luke

Lucky Luke is a wild west gunslinger who shoots faster than his shadow. His arch-enemies, the Dalton Brothers, are waiting for him below.

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Rick from Rick and Morty

Rick is the quintessential mad scientist. As you can see from his frown and scowl, he's not feeling happy. Where in the universe will he go next?

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Thomas the Train

Who's that friendly train pulling into the station? You can take Thomas on tons of steam engine adventures through the British countryside.

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The Daltons from Lucky Luke

They're a band of desperados and they're out to get Lucky Luke! Can you tell Joe, William, John, and Averell apart? Hint: It's their height!

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Cuphead

Classic cartoon art styles are alive and well! Cuphead, the star of a "rubber hose animation" style video game, is proof of this. Can you help him pay back the debts he owes after making a deal with the devil?

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Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants

Squidward's got class - even though he lives next door to Spongebob and Patrick and works at the Krusty Krab. When you draw Squidward and his friends, will you finally make his dreams of being a concert clarinetist come true?

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Goofy

With a big smile and a recognizable laugh, Goofy is one dog who lives up to his name. In books and cartoons, Goofy has played many sports, fallen from great heights, and even raised a son. Where will he go next?

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Pete the Cat

Pete the cat is really cool in his red tennis shoes. In the storybooks, Pete goes on lots of adventures - from pizza parties to the great outdoors. Where will you and Pete go together?

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Christmas Snoopy

Is watching the Peanuts cartoons featuring Snoopy and Charlie Brown a tradition in your family? You can even use this Christmas Snoopy to make your own holiday cards.

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Bob the Minion

Every villain needs his minions. Bob is an adorable, banana-loving yellow minion. You can draw him alongside his employer, Gru, below.

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Dog Man

Part dog, part man, 100 percent crime-fighting hero - that's Dog Man! With this easy-to-draw character, you can take a bite out of crime.

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Wonder Woman

She's no damsel in distress. This daughter of the gods can rescue herself from peril! With superhuman strength, a magical lasso, and the ability to fly, Wonder Woman is here to save the day.

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Stitch from Lilo and Stitch

Experiment 626 started out as a dangerous mistake. But when he discovered ohana with the help of his friend Lilo, listed below, this little alien realized that even when something is broken, it can still be good.

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Captain Marvel

She stood in the shadow of her sister, the alter ego of Supergirl. Then, she received powers of her own! When you need a hero, call on Captain Marvel to save the day.

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Woodstock from Peanuts

Woodstock never speaks a word, but his smile says it all. Draw this little bird alongside his canine friend, Snoopy.

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Cat Noir from Miraculous

Who's that black cat prowling the city streets at night? With cat-like agility enhancing his martial arts ability, Cat Noir is on the scene to save the day.

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Jimmy Neutron

Brain blast! If you need a boy genius to save the day, look no further than this smart kid with an ice cream cone-shaped head.

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Charlie Brown

You're a good man, Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown often laments that bad things always happen to him, but it's your comic strip - you control the narrative. Don't forget to draw his trusty dog, Snoopy, by his side.

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Bugs Bunny

What's up, Doc? Bugs Bunny is always ready to munch on a carrot and outwit the bad guys. Add this classic sketch to your cartoon portfolio today.

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Eeyore

Eeyore is a gloomy old donkey. You can cheer each other up with this cute cartoon. Don't forget to help Eeyore find his missing tail!

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Lisa Simpson

Lisa, Bart's younger sister, is the moral fiber that holds the Simpson family together. Draw Lisa along with her parents and siblings - and her trusty saxophone.

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Stewie Griffin from Family Guy

"Mom! Mom! Mommy!" Stewie may look cute and innocent, but this villainously intelligent toddler is here to cause trouble. Will Stewie finally reach his bad-guy goals? You decide.

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Gru from Despicable Me

Gru is an impressive inventor but often failed at a career in super-villainy. His wife and children keep him on the side of the good guys - but can he resist the temptation of mischief and mayhem? The story is yours.

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Lilo from Lilo and Stitch

Ohana means family, and you can invite Lilo into yours. Don't forget to check out her alien "dog," Stitch, listed above.

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Tom from Tom and Jerry

No cartoon is more classic than a game of cat and mouse. You can sketch Tom the tomcat as he tries to sneak up on his favorite prey.

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Shrek

Hey now, you're an all-star, get your game on, go draw! Shrek may look scary, but he's actually a friendly (though somewhat grumpy) ogre. Help him save the day with the help of his fairytale friends.

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Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants

Spongebob lives in a pineapple under the sea, but Patrick lives under a rock. Learn how to draw Patrick and Spongebob to recreate your favorite Bikini Bottom adventures, from Jellyfish Fields to the Krusty Krab.

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Poppy from Trolls

Poppy is a happy, music-loving pink troll princess. What sorts of adventures will you send Poppy on? Will she be a Bergen-beating hero or an up-and-coming rock star?

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Catwoman

Meow, this Catwoman portrait is the purr-fect addition to your collection of comic book characters. Will she be a villain or fight for the forces of good? You decide.

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Marge Simpson

Is your sketchbook tall enough to hold Marge's tall blue hair? You can learn how to draw Marge Simpson and her entire family.

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Bendy

Bendy may look cute, but watch out for his sinister side! He's based off of early classics like Mickie Mouse, but he stars in a horror-themed video game.

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Snoopy

Snoopy the beagle has stolen the hearts of generations. Don't forget to pair him with his owner, Charlie Brown, and his avian friend Woodstock, both listed above.

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Viperion from Miraculous

Viperion is as cool as a cold-blooded reptile. Can this cute superhero win the heart of his superheroine, Miraculous Ladybug? When you write the story, you can decide how it ends.

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Tigger

The wonderful thing about Tiggers, is Tiggers are wonderful things! But this time, there doesn't have to be just one. Draw as many flouncy, bouncy triggers as you'd like.

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Spongebob

Spongebob has been a cartoon favorite since 1999, and he's still going strong. Don't forget to draw his friends from Bikini Bottom who appear earlier in this list.

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Jessica Rabbit

She's bold, beautiful, and mysterious. And she's married to a cartoon character named Roger Rabbit.

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Miles Morales Spider-Man

Enter the Spiderverse and try your hand at Mies Morales' updated Spidey costume. You will notice that his black and red design differs from the classic blue and red web-covered Spider-Man.

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Adrien Agreste from Miraculous

He's a fashion model and a superhero - if you're looking to improve your portrait-drawing skills, you won't find a better subject than Adrien.

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Daisy Duck

With her long eyelashes and love for bows, Daisy Duck is the perfect counterpart for Donald. Learn how to draw her face in a classic portrait style.

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Garfield

Do you hate Mondays? Make them a bit better with this smiling sketch. Garfield is a fat cat, a tabby with stripes along his cheeks, back, and tail.

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Hello Kitty

Called "the epitome of Japanese cuteness," Hello Kitty is sure to delight with her simple lines and oval-shaped facial features. She wears overalls and a hair bow.

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Grinch

He may be wearing a Santa hat and a fur-trimmed suit, but this character is definitely not merry. He wears a wicked smile below his squinting eyes.

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Yoda from Star Wars

Yoda may be small, but he is mighty. The aged Jedi master has large triangular ears and clawed feet and hands. He wears simple robes and carries a lightsaber.

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Cheshire Cat

Imagination is the only weapon in the war with reality, and you can let yours run wild with this striped Cheshire cat.

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Hulk

Hulk smash! Get ready to draw this raging monster with bulging muscles. Just don't break all your pencils in the process.

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