CNN Living posted an article called, “Real names of 23 fictional characters.” Since you’re a cartoonist, you’re probably expected to know certain facts that the general public doesn’t about various cartooning-related trivia, so file these two away for such a time when you can bust them out at the oohs and aaaawws of your non-cartooning friends.
4. In the Peanuts comic strip, Peppermint Patty’s real name is Patricia Reichardt
17. The unkempt Shaggy of Scooby-Doo fame has a rather proper real name — Norville Rogers.