1. registration is quick, painless, and free — all you have to do is type in a user name and password and you’re done.
2. though there isn’t a really large amount of choices for characters, props, backgrounds, etc., it is a fun tool to use and I can see it being useful in the classroom — whether you are making a cartoon to engage students, or whether you have students make the cartoons themselves to illustrate a concept.
Here’s the toon I made (click the thumbnail for a larger view). Remember, this was my first attempt and I didn’t spend a lot of time with it — but you can see the possibilities are endless. Try it out and post your comments — How did you like it? What ideas do you have for using it in your classroom?