Rat Fink Cartoon – Ed’s Life and Legacy
Ahhh, the anti-Mickey we all know and love. The name Ed Roth is associated with many things, from pin striping and drag racing to custom car building and more. However, it is the Rat Fink cartoon character for which Ed is best known.
The Rat Fink cartoon started life, like so many great ideas, as a doodle on a napkin. Ed said that when he drew it, he knew that would be his life, that the world of his parents wasn’t for him. The Rat Fink cartoon came to represent Ed’s life and legacy.
Millions know and love the Rat Fink cartoon. They buy or have bought model cars, t-shirts, yo-yo’s and more. The Rat Fink cartoon has appeared in comic books, magazines, television shows and movies. You can find him in tattoos, jewelry, on cars and beyond.
This site is dedicated to the memory of Ed’s life and legacy. Whether you are a long time fan or a curious newcomer, you’ll learn to appreciate the genius of Ed “Big Daddy” Roth.