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What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:31:32 Reply

Today's audiences are different.Kids today aren't like they were in the '80s and '90s. I am writing multicultural comics for kids about streetfighting cats and dogs that fight crime.I know kids today have the Internet and they like flashy technological things and digital things and things that have touch screens. What else do they respond to? Do kids still respond to funny animals? How can I make my comics appeal to today's kids? I have to know my audience. Please help. Thank you.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:36:18 Reply

what do they respond to
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on a funny note:
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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:41:16 Reply

You sound like what I would imagine the board at Cartoon Network or Nickelodeon would in a meeting discussing which shows to cancel and which to approve. In other words, if you have to ask what kids like in order to make a good form of media, you should probably find another field to work in. Kids like creativity and new things. I'm sure you could come up with the generic character who goes on a generic quest and fights generic evildoers and add ninjas, zombies, overdone "kid lingo" - you'll be good enough to appear on the networks we are suffering with today.

Inb4 comics =/= television

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:43:58 Reply

Do they still like Funny Animals?:

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FunnyAnimal

Are action heroes and superheroes still popular?

I am making a multicultural comic book for kids about streetfighting cats and dogs that fight crime.

I am sprinkling it with some slapstick.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:47:11 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:43 AM, ngman7 wrote: Do they still like Funny Animals?:

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FunnyAnimal

Are action heroes and superheroes still popular?

I am making a multicultural comic book for kids about streetfighting cats and dogs that fight crime.

I am sprinkling it with some slapstick.

Cultures and violence? Children should not be exposed to these things.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:47:31 Reply

Kids are the same as they were in the past.

Just sprinkle some videogames and internet jokes in as well, they love that shit. Nothing dark though.

I remember laughing along to the Simpsons when I was younger and now I watch it and see it completely differently. Bright colours and a comprehensible story are the main things.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:50:49 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:47 AM, JBKalso wrote:
At 4/15/12 12:43 AM, ngman7 wrote:
I am sprinkling it with some slapstick.
Cultures and violence? Children should not be exposed to these things.

Some of the stories will take place in foreign countries. Many countries have their own culture- what is wrong with that?

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:51:54 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:47 AM, JBKalso wrote:
Cultures and violence?

Characters will fight but no killing.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 00:58:15 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:36 AM, tox wrote: what do they respond to
..
on a funny note:
my cock

Hi tox, why don't you have a seat? I'm Chris Hansen...


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 01:00:00 Reply

I think silverdust had the right idea.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 01:13:03 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:41 AM, Silverdust wrote: You sound like what I would imagine the board at Cartoon Network or Nickelodeon would in a meeting discussing which shows to cancel and which to approve. In other words, if you have to ask what kids like in order to make a good form of media, you should probably find another field to work in. Kids like creativity and new things. I'm sure you could come up with the generic character who goes on a generic quest and fights generic evildoers and add ninjas, zombies, overdone "kid lingo" - you'll be good enough to appear on the networks we are suffering with today.

I was curious because some people described my idea as "too retro".

How many funny animal streetfighters or street gangs have you heard of?

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 06:18:19 Reply

Apparently beat-em-ups are still popular - look at the new Street Fighter games. MY comic is basically Catillac Cats meets Street Fighter, or the Warrriors but with cats and dogs.

Characters can confront and fight but there won't be any killing in it.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 12:14:06 Reply

At 4/15/12 01:13 AM, ngman7 wrote:
At 4/15/12 12:41 AM, Silverdust wrote:
How many funny animal streetfighters or street gangs have you heard of?

Well, just about everything that was on Toon Disney in the 00's; and also some of the older shows on CN such as Darkwing Duck and that one Raccoon who I forgot the name of somehow!

Retro can be successful, but you'd need to bring something completely different to the table. There have been many animal fantasy shows over the years covering almost every genre. I'm sure you could excel if you set your mind to it - I'm just saying it will be a little more difficult to stay off the beaten road.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 12:37:18 Reply

Hi ngman7!
So, before, I went to a place with full of kids and talked to them what they like.
Not one of them mentioned. And if they do mention a superhero like superman or batman, they know this on the animated series.
It seems that little boys are more interested on animated cartoons, video games, and sports.
While little girls are also into iPhones and girly TV shows.
But if they come across to a funny comic, they will read and will find it very interesting.
The problem is they dont find those comics by themselves.
Someone/something needs to let the kids know that there is such a comic.
But then again, they'll probably prefer watching television! :P
Me, as a kid, spend most of my free time playing the Playstation and watching television, so you are very right about kids this days more focused on technology.
Also Street Fighter is not a beat-em'-up, it is a fighting game. Those 2 genres are completely different. :P


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 12:43:22 Reply

Hey, Ngman7, just remember that the worst way to start a comic to teach kids about child abuse is with an apology.

... I mean, I said I was sorry, I don't see what the big deal is.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-15 13:33:01 Reply

the youth have no humor

the youth have no future

dont bother trying to entertain children lest they recieve enjoyment. as time passes that enjoyment will become nostalgia. eventually, nostalgia becomes a substance that the depressed leech to. they become walking zombies, unable to hold a mindset beyond that time. they will lose productivity. they will lose hope. let them focus on less depressing matters such as production and consumption, two things that will never cease. let them never gain something they can lose, unless it's a tangible product. we have sympathized the takers and disowned the givers for far too long.

fuck the system

fuck you00101110


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 10:45:18 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:37 PM, 123mine123 wrote:
Also Street Fighter is not a beat-em'-up, it is a fighting game. Those 2 genres are completely different. :P

Fighting games are not them much different from beat 'em ups.

I Googled "Street Fighter beat 'em ups" and found this:

https://www.google.com/#hl=en&safe=off&sclient=psy-ab&q=stre et+fighter+beat+em+ups&oq=street+fighter+beat+em+ups&aq=f&aq i=g-q1&aql=&gs_l=hp.3..0i22.23031l32795l2l34102l26l26l0l8l8l 0l177l2203l0j18l18l0.frgbld.&psj=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_q f.,cf.osb&fp=bb242dc4ab43ba95&biw=1280&bih=804

Beat 'em up - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_'em_up
Beat 'em ups, such as Streets of Rage 2, feature combat against multiple ... cooperative mode central to classic beat 'em ups, and 1991's Street Fighter II, which ...

They are calling the SF games beat 'em ups.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 10:47:32 Reply

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 10:49:18 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:43 AM, daethdrain wrote: Uuuuuugghhh. You have enough information. Just make the damn comic!

I've never seen anybody procastinate over a comic more than ngman7.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 10:55:38 Reply

At 4/15/12 12:14 PM, Silverdust wrote:
At 4/15/12 01:13 AM, ngman7 wrote:
At 4/15/12 12:41 AM, Silverdust wrote:
How many funny animal streetfighters or street gangs have you heard of?
Well, just about everything that was on Toon Disney in the 00's; and also some of the older shows on CN such as Darkwing Duck and that one Raccoon who I forgot the name of somehow!

Darkwing Duck was a Disney show. They never aired that on CN. Darkwing Duck was a parody and send-up of Batman and the superhero genre- that is why is sold.

Duck Dodgers the Series was based on the Duck Dodgers shorts- Daffy Duck envisioned as a space hero. That is why that sold.

The Catillac Cats could have been considered a gang- they lived inn a junkyard:

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 10:57:23 Reply

kids today dont like comics i can tell you that for sure.

just coming from what i see and personal preference. i don't know a single person who bought a comic ever.

i bought one, about this guy named avenger (?) he had a skull on his chest when i was a kid. and a bunch of MAD mags.


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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:01:08 Reply

At 4/16/12 10:57 AM, Spilda-Bongwata wrote: kids today dont like comics i can tell you that for sure.

Okay- how do you know? They still make Archie Comics, and Disney-based and Looney Tunes-related comics still sell.

How do you explain this?:

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:08:11 Reply

At 4/16/12 10:57 AM, Spilda-Bongwata wrote: kids today dont like comics i can tell you that for sure.

Why do you say that? Do they prefer animated cartoons more?

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:15:32 Reply

At 4/16/12 10:55 AM, ngman7 wrote:

Darkwing Duck was a Disney show. They never aired that on CN. Darkwing Duck was a parody and send-up of Batman and the superhero genre- that is why that sold.

Fixed.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:18:16 Reply

Look at 9gag, and get back to me.

That is what is considered funny by kids these days.
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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:28:36 Reply

At 4/16/12 11:18 AM, Shade wrote: Look at 9gag, and get back to me.

That is what is considered funny by kids these days.

Their use of profanity is offensive. The joke with the tech support guy is funny. I didn't know Soviet Russia jokes were STILL in fashion - I thought those went out of style since the '80s. The USSR collapsed in '91.

Yakov Smirnoff hasn't cracked those jokes in decades.

I am SO TIRED of seeing references to POKEMAN.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 11:40:44 Reply

I am SO TIRED of seeing references to POKEMON.

Fixed- enough already.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 13:08:59 Reply

At 4/16/12 10:49 AM, TurkeyOnAStick wrote:
At 4/15/12 12:43 AM, daethdrain wrote: Uuuuuugghhh. You have enough information. Just make the damn comic!
I've never seen anybody procastinate over a comic more than ngman7.

It's not procrastination if I am running around and working and trying to get what I need to get my comics out there. People work and have things to do.

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 13:21:07 Reply

At 4/16/12 11:18 AM, Shade wrote: Look at 9gag, and get back to me.

That is what is considered funny by kids these days.

What does any of that have to do with my comic book idea?

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Response to What kids respond to 2012-04-16 15:59:17 Reply

make a comic about some cops killing nigg*s.
teach children that nigg*s are bad guys.
damn ng won't let me write NIG GAS.


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