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Possible inspiration: http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=25202 — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:43, 24 October 2013 (UTC)[reply]


Possible inspiration: http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=25202 — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:46, 24 October 2013 (UTC)[reply]


Why is the creation date for Marvin the Martian missing from his page entry?

According to - http://www.gargaro.com/marvin.html

- Marvin was created in July, 1948.

I found this site through AskJeeves.com with this question - "when was marvin the martian created?"

AskJeeves.com listed other sites that repeated the same date.

I can not update the page based on information from a fan site. But I have emailed the owner of that site to perhaps update it.

-- The Explosive Space Modulator.

Ok, I've seen it as three different things, the Q-36, the Q-38 (see http://imdb.com/title/tt0051701/quotes?) and even the PU-36 (pronounced as Pew). Anyone got a good source for the official designation?

The bar sheet for Hare-Way to the Stars dubs it "Illudium Pew-36 Explosive Space Modulator". UndeniablyJordan 19:47, 10 December 2005 (UTC)[reply]

Well, in this sample: http://www.gargaro.com/MaRvInWaVs/goody.wav it's definitely Q-36, while in this one from 1948: http://www.gargaro.com/MaRvInWaVs/new3.wav it's definitely (pronounced) Pew-36. I am changing the text in the main page to read "...changed to... Q-36... in subsequent cartoons". If anybody thinks there is some ambiguity in one of the other samples, it could read "... PU-36 and/or Q-36..."NoJoy (talk) 16:59, 17 January 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Hi. Why was it changed from Plutonium to illudium>?

the voicing changed to an almost 'British' phrasing? This is a wierd adjective to describe a voice, stereotyping and not reliable as information, so much as personal belief .

Can someone change the catchphrase. It think it should be "Hmmm, isn't that lovely, huhh?


Could someone explain the background behind the image on the left of the article - witohut explanation the reader is left wondering.... Martinp23 23:40, 22 August 2006 (UTC)[reply]

Number of appearances[edit]

How about a section that lists all the cartoon shorts that Marvin appeared in? There probably weren't that many. 17:50, 14 September 2006 (UTC)[reply]

What is this about?[edit]

I just saw this...

"Marvin has made homosexual related jokes after being fooled by a cross-dressing Bugs Bunny and cross-dressing Daffy Duck."

I don't know if the Daffy instance was an episode of Duck Dodgers, but I can only think of one instance of Bugs crossdressing when facing off again Marvin (That would be "Lunar Tunes, an animated special from 1991".

Does anyone know what to make of this?

WAVY 10 00:09, 22 March 2007 (UTC)[reply]

i'm not sure but it might be vandalism. -Threewaysround 00:15, 22 March 2007 (UTC)[reply]

And it might be... it could be... it IS... GONE! Wahkeenah 00:22, 22 March 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Cultural References[edit] (talk)6/1802008 greyselchie Big Fish Games has an online game called Farm 51 where the player receives Space Modulators and IlludiumQ as quest rewards from an UFO. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:47, 18 June 2008 (UTC)[reply]

It Obstructs my View of Venus...[edit]

Are there any math whizzes out there? Marvin's initial motive for destroing Earth is that it obstructs his view of the planet Venus. I know it's a cartoon and it's there for comdeic reasons, but it got me wondering; How often would this even possibly occur? Earth and Mars have orbits that vary so much in speed, is this even remotely an issue for a martian? I just want numbers here as to how often this would happen. Thanks. Houdin654jeff (talk) 23:19, 10 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

It would almost never happen, nor to any relevant degree--a couple of days at most. It's just a joke.Mzmadmike (talk) 12:48, 17 December 2008 (UTC)[reply]
Well, Marvin may be "a Martian", but he is on a space station, not on Mars; so that space station could be somewhere (say, the Earth-Sun L2) near the Earth, so that the Earth would often block the view of Venus. (talk) 21:49, 30 November 2010 (UTC)[reply]

3-D Movie?[edit]

Wasn't there a Marvin the Martian 3-D movie planned at one time? Orville Eastland (talk) 03:09, 11 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]


I believe the Marvin shows up on one of the many TV screens in one of the scenes at Karnak. (talk) 21:57, 13 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

One More Cameo (Or Not) Appearence[edit]

May I note that Marvin the Martian has also appeared in a Cartoon Network "Groovie" that was centered on him. He also made another cameo apearence in another "Groovie." In a whole, this should be added on the title of other appearences in the article of Marvin the Martian.

Aruda556 (talk) 20:09, 28 December 2010 (UTC)[reply]


It says in the article that the name was chosen many years later for merchandising reasons. So what year was "Marvin the Martian" first used? Who decided on the name? And how did Chuck Jones, Mel Blanc and the rest refer to the character during all the years of creating him? It'd be interesting if someone found out some of this info! BigSteve (talk) 08:45, 26 September 2012 (UTC)[reply]

I seem to remember some other name for the Martian character also – something like maggot or bitty or a name like that. Anyone else recall that? Shocking Blue (talk) 10:31, 26 March 2013 (UTC)[reply]


This talk discussion is about keeping this template:

The reason why I use this template is because of the name Marvin leads to a fictional robot named Marvin. There is also a THIRD named Marvin, yet another fictional character which is an infant who stars in a newspaper comic also named Marvin. Do you understand? There aren't any links to disambiguation pages either. Please keep this template to avoid confusion. My edit was reverted under the grounds that the character is "not a martian". This is ludicrous. Before I get attacked by a bunch of people who don't know how to read resulting in a threat to be banned under "edit warring" I am placing my reasoning (though I should not have to) in this talk page. In Correct (talk) 15:15, 2 November 2015 (UTC)[reply]

On my talk page I have now information concerning that Marvin The Martian should not contain any Disambiguation Hatnote Template about other articles about a different Marvin. Simply because Marvin The Martian is the title, and it is describing Marvin The Martian's origins. However, whether or not what his official title is DOES NOT mean it would not cause confusion. I am pasting my response.

I am trying to fix the navigation situation with any major character named Marvin. I for some reason remembered the newspaper comic (and starring character) Marvin. I wanted to read the Wiki article about Marvin (Tom Armstrong's character) however I landed on a page about a robot named Marvin. ?! I believe Marvin's (robot) full name (or title) is Marvin, The Paranoid Android. Or perhaps that is the name of the book or TV series the character is based on. I wouldn't know. I have never heard of Marvin (the robot). I am aware that Looney Tunes character is supposed to be named "Marvin the Martian" although I have never heard him referred to as such. It makes much more sense to add the Disambiguation Hatnotes to the relevant pages. And even Martian The Martian's full title reveals him to be a space alien or a Martian, However Marvin Miller's name wouldn't necessarily describe if Marvin Miller is a human or Martian. I guess I still do not understand. ALSO typing Marvin did not lead to a disambiguation page. It SHOULD, as I am completely unfamiliar with Marvin The Paranoid Android. I will paste this onto the talk page. Please address this issue how to use disambiguation hatnotes. Because I think that its purpose should be amended to include one for Marvin The Martian. In Correct (talk) 15:41, 2 November 2015 (UTC)[reply]

Per WP:NAMB "it is preferable not to have a hatnote when the name of the article is not ambiguous". If there is no other Wikipedia article whose subject could be described as "Marvin the Martian" then we don't need to check whether the reader is in the right place, on this article.
You are right that Marvin (character) should have a disambiguation hatnote, as that title is ambiguous and could be referring to one of several articles: the reader might be in the wrong place. But this article doesn't need one (as there are no other Marvins who are Martians), and Marvin (comic strip) doesn't need one (as there are no other Marvins who appear in comic strips).
Marvin the robot being at Marvin (character) does seem odd - I assume some editors once decided that he was the WP:PRIMARYTOPIC, much more so than any other Marvin. Marvin (fictional robot) would seem more useful, though, per WP:PRECISION. This should be raised at Talk:Marvin (character). --McGeddon (talk) 16:09, 2 November 2015 (UTC)[reply]


How the heck is he a dictator? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:53, 7 July 2017 (UTC)[reply]

Maarla the Martian removed as love interest in infobox[edit]

I have just removed Maarla from Marvin's infobox as his significant other, the reason being that to my knowledge she was a one-off character and is not Marvin's significant other throughout Looney Tunes as a whole. Please feel free to correct me and revert my edit if I am incorrect. Izztime (talk) 23:35, 4 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]

"Marvin the Martian (upcoming film)" listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

An editor has identified a potential problem with the redirect Marvin the Martian (upcoming film) and has thus listed it for discussion. This discussion will occur at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2022 September 1#Marvin the Martian (upcoming film) until a consensus is reached, and readers of this page are welcome to contribute to the discussion. Steel1943 (talk) 06:08, 1 September 2022 (UTC)[reply]