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This page only shows primary logo variants.
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Contents

1957–1958 1958–1959 1959–1961 1961 1961–1966 1966–1971 1966–1973
1957–1958 1958–1959 1959–1961 1961 1961–1966 1966–1971 1966–1973
1973–1982 1974–1988 1977–1988 1979–2001 1988–2001 2001–present
1973–1982 1974–1988 1977–1988 1979–2001 1988–2001 2001–present


1957–1958

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After MGM closed its cartoon studio, animation directors William Hanna and Jospeh Barbera founded their own animation studio on July 7, 1957. The first logo showed the initials of the company HB enclosed in two squares.
It was only used in The Ruff and Reddy Show.

1958–1959

Hanna-Barbera.svg

The logo was refreshed in 1958, modifying the design of the initials and changing the colors of the squares from Maroon/Blue to Purple/Orange. You can also notice that a small shadow was added in between the boxes.

1959–1961

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In 1959, Hanna-Barbera opted for just using the full the name of the company on-screen.

1961

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1961–1966

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1966–1971

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1966–1973

Hanna Barbera logo 1966.svg

1973–1982

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1974–1988

Hanna Barbera logo 1974.svg

1977–1988

Hanna-Barbera 1977 (Red).svg
DESIGNER
Unknown
TYPOGRAPHY
Bauhus Heavy
USAGE
Official

1979–2001

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DESIGNER
Art Scott
TYPOGRAPHY
None
USAGE
Official
ALSO KNOWN AS
Swirling Star

This logo known as "Swirling Star" was designed by Art Scott and it was introduced in 1979. An updated CG version debuted in 1986 and it was used until 2001, last appearing in The Powerpuff Girls until its 4th season (despite having already been absorbed into Cartoon Network Studios at the time).

1988–2001

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DESIGNER
Unknown
TYPOGRAPHY
N/A
USAGE
Character (1992–2001)

This was their well-known wordmark. During this logo’s period Hanna-Barbera was purchased by Turner Broadcasting System in 1991. (Turner was later acquired by Time Warner in 1996.) This logo is used from 1988 until 2001.

2001–present

Hanna-Barbera Cartoons.svg

After Time Warner was being purchased by America Online following the death of William Hanna in 2001, Hanna-Barbera was absorbed into Warner Bros. Animation. A new script logo, based on the 1961 logo (see above), is currently being used to promote H-B shows and characters and it would also be used on merchandise.


Hanna-Barbera
Cartoon Network Studios
Warner Bros. Animation


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