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.
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.
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.
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 (all girls, save one boy) ranging in age from 17 to an infant.
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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This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Curtis,” a newspaper comic strip by Ray Billingsley. The strip began its run in 1988.
“Curtis” stars 11-year-old Curtis, an African-American youth who gets into various misadventures, usually from misbehaving or dealing with his family and friends. His family includes Barry, Curtis’ obnoxious younger brother who usually manages to avoid getting in trouble, or sometimes causes Curtis to get into trouble. There’s also the boys’ parents, Greg and Diane, who also prominently feature in the strip.