Minorities in cartoons: Andrea (“Krypto the Superdog”)

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This week’s “minorities in cartoons” entry is Andrea, a supporting character on the 2000s short-lived series “Krypto the Superdog.” Background The series, which ran on Cartoon Network from 2005-2006 for 39 episodes, featured the adventures of Krypto, Superman’s pet dog while he was a toddler on Krypton. Similar to his comics’ origin, Krypto was sent … Read more

The best of minorities in cartoons: Jewish characters and Hanukkah

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While I’m not Jewish, I wish a happy Hanukkah to any of my readers who are. This week’s “best of minorites in cartoons” entry sums up Jewish characters I’ve written about, and instances where Hanukkah’s mentioned or celebrated. Edge City The Ardin family. The stars of the comic strip “Edge City,” the Ardins often get storylines … Read more