For all the cartoonish antics of The Office, the brilliance of it was that none of its characters were cartoons.
Playful and gory, the cartoonish paintings of Dee Dee Ramone, bassist for The Ramones, are every bit as shocking as their creator.
As pioneers of experiential art, the duo wanted to blur the lines between reality and cartoonish fantasy.
While obviously not as cartoonish as the deluded leaders in The Office, du Pont seemed to stretch credulity at times.
Unlike the Second World War, the heroes and villains are not clear, perhaps because they are not as cartoonish or deranged.
But the problems with the presentation go beyond the cartoonish chart.
It would have been all too easy, as early episodes threatened, to make Red as cartoonish as a Joel Schumacher Batman villain.
The Smithy character, played by Dustin Ybarra, is so cartoonish as to be off-putting rather than gleefully adolescent.
It sits firmly on the side of the cartoonish—reveling in it is okay.
Lamy later made appearances in the cartoonish Dujardin film vehicles Brice de Nice (2005) and Lucky Luke (2009).
1670s, "a drawing on strong paper (used as a model for another work)," from French carton, from Italian cartone "strong, heavy paper, pasteboard," thus "preliminary sketches made by artists on such paper" (see carton). Extension to comical drawings in newspapers and magazines is 1843.
Punch has the benevolence to announce, that in an early number of his ensuing Volume he will astonish the Parliamentary Committee by the publication of several exquisite designs, to be called Punch's Cartoons! ["Punch," June 24, 1843]Also see -oon.
1864 (implied in cartooned), from cartoon (n.). Related: Cartooning.