When I was nine years old, Nickelodeon introduced my brain to the Nicktoon, and my brain never looked back. I spent sick days watching the dystopic adventures of Rocko's Modern Life. I wrote my college thesis with Hey Arnold! playing in the background. I spent many a b
Cartoonist Kate Beaton has created another characteristically hilarious webcomic lampooning the popular treatment of female characters in mainstream American comics. Called Strong Female Characters, the strip is inspired by characters Beaton created in a Twitter-based collaboration/conversation with fellow cartoonists Meredith Gran and Carly Monardo. The violent, scantily clad team of female commandos includes Georgia O'Quee
Pokémon can evolve into scary realistic things when put into the hands of the right artists, and a cabal of creators including Meredith Gran of "Octopus Pie" and Aaron Diaz of "Dresden Codak" has unleashed a Tumblr account full of original creature entries imagining themselves as Water, Poison and Dark types with cartoonist-appropriate abilities.
The Pokémon self-portraits outline their evolutionary stages in th