In theory, political cartoons should be a means to get a controversial point across in a concise, effective, and humorous way. In reality, most usually convey less information than, say, grunting or gesturing.
See ... it's like this.
Anything you can get your hands on can become a weapon. ANYTHING. Including nearby animals.
Some people achieve world records buying running marathons and swimming across oceans. These are not those people.
Japan can take apart other people's inventions, like radios or TV sets, and put them back together better, cheaper and likely in the shape of Hello Kitty. However, the Japanese skill for reverse engineering works less well when it comes to reconfiguring our beloved pop culture icons.
These folks not only didn't let horrific injuries and life destroying disabilities get them down, they actually turned them into superpowers.
Everybody knows a good excuse involves grand theft auto, arson and attempted suicide, amongst other things.
Kids, do you want to grow up and design video games for a living? Adults, do you want to quit your chumpy job and realize your dream of being an animator or a chef? You might have been tempted by ads like this. Here's why they're bullshit.
Let's be clear: Alcoholism will kill you dead. But apparently booze can also turn you into Superman.