He doesn't look it, but Marvin the Martian is going to be sixty years old this July 24. That's the day "Haredevil Hare" was released, the cartoon wherein the spunky little alien in the Trojanesque skirt and scrub-brush crest made his first appearance (albeit under the name "Commander X-2," according to the filmography in Jerry Beck and Will Friedlander's Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies). Sit back and enjoy the debut of a icon—and thank you Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese, wherever you are.

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