Super Why! cast

Minorities in cartoons: “Super Why!”

September 29, 2016 Anthony 0

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Super Why!,” a PBS animated series. “Super Why!” debuted in 2007, and features a group of kid superheroes who use vocabulary based superpowers to save the day.

Carl Carlson of "The Simpsons"

Minorities in cartoons: Carl Carlson

September 15, 2016 Anthony 2

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Carl Carlson, a character on the (very) long-running Fox animated series “The Simpsons.” Carl’s the coworker of Homer at the nuclear power plant; he’s also the best friend of fellow coworker Lenny.

Clifford, Cleo, and T-Bone

Minorities in cartoons: “Clifford the Big Red Dog”

September 1, 2016 Anthony 0

This week’s minorities in cartoons post is “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” a series of children’s books and several animated TV series. “Clifford” was created by Norman Bridwell. The series stars Clifford, the aforementioned “big red dog.” Of course, Clifford’s probably the biggest dog in fiction—while he doesn’t have a set size, he’s at least the size of a two or three story house.

"Hot Wheels" 1969 TV show

Minorities in cartoons: “Hot Wheels”

August 11, 2016 Anthony 0

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Hot Wheels,” the first TV cartoon directly based on a pre-existing toy line, namely the popular toy cars. “Hot Wheels” debuted on ABC in 1969.

The series featured the racing adventures of the “Hot Wheels Racing Club,” which featured a group of teenage car enthusiasts.

The Loud House main cast

Minorities in cartoons: “The Loud House”

August 4, 2016 Anthony 0

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “The Loud House,” a Nickelodeon animated series that debuted in 2016.

The series focuses on the Loud family, a family of 11 siblings ranging in age from 17 to an infant. All save one of the Loud siblings are girls; the main character of the series is Lincoln Loud, an 11-year-old boy.

"Hero High" cast

Minorities in cartoons: “Hero High”

July 14, 2016 Anthony 0

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Hero High,” a Filmation animated series that aired from 1981-82 on NBC.

“Hero High” was about a high school for budding (but bumbling) teenage superheroes, where they learned the fine art of heroics and how to master their powers.

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