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This page only shows primary logo variants.
For other related logos and images, see:
1957–1958 1958–1960 1960–1961 1961 1961–1966 1966–1974 1967–1973
1957–1958 1958–1960 1960–1961 1961 1961–1966 1966–1974 1967–1973
1973–1977 1974–1979 1976–1987 1979–1992, 1998–2002 1988–2001 2001–present
1973–1977 1974–1979 1976–1987 1979–1992, 1998–2002 1988–2001 2001–present

1957–1958[]

Hanna Barbera logo (early)

After MGM closed its cartoon studio, animation directors William Hanna and Joseph Barbera founded their own animation studio on July 7, 1957.

1958–1960[]

Hanna-Barbera

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.

1960–1961[]

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

1961[]

Hanna-Barbera 1961
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1961–1966[]

Hanna-barbera1960s
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Filmotype Hudson
(modified)
Launched:  January 30, 1961
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1966–1974[]

Hanna Barbera logo 1966

1967–1973[]

Hanna-Barbera 1967
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1973–1977[]

Hanna-Barbera 1973
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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Souvenir
Launched:  1973

1974–1979[]

Hanna Barbera logo 1974
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  September 7, 1974

This logo received two new versions long after its original usage:

1976–1987[]

Hanna-Barbera 1977 (Red)
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  ITC Bauhaus
Launched:  September 11, 1976

1979–1992, 1998–2002[]

Hanna-Barbera (1979)
Designer:  Saul Bass
Typography:  Belwe Medium
Launched:  September 8, 1979

An updated CG version of this logo debuted in September 13, 1986 and it was used until August 9, 2002, last appearing in The Powerpuff Girls until its 4th season (despite having already been absorbed into Cartoon Network Studios at the time).

1988–2001[]

Hanna-Barbera 1988 Red
Designer:  Iraj Paran
Typography:  Custom wordmark
Launched:  September 10, 1988

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

2001–present[]

Hanna-Barbera Cartoons
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Billabong
(modified)
Launched:  July 21, 2001

After Time Warner was being purchased by America Online following the death of William Hanna in 2001, Hanna-Barbera was absorbed into Cartoon Network Studios and 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.

MGM Cartoons
Hanna-Barbera
Cartoon Network Studios
Warner Bros. Animation
Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe
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