Generally speaking, a celebrity is someone who gets media attention and shows an extroverted personality. There is a wide range of ways by which people may become celebrities: from their profession, appearances in the mass media, or even by complete accident or infamy. Instant celebrity is the term that is used when someone becomes a celebrity in a very short period of time. In some places, someone that somehow achieves a small amount of transient fame, through hype or mass media, is stereotyped as a B-grade celebrity. Often the stereotype extends to someone that falls short of mainstream or persistent fame but seeks to extend or exploit it. In the 21st century, the insatiable public fascination for celebrities and demand for celebrity gossip has seen the rise of the gossip columnist, tabloid, paparazzi and celebrity blogging. The rise of international celebrities in acting and popular music is due in large part to the massive scope and scale of the media industries, enabling celebrities to be viewed more often and in more places.
Thank you again, Wikipedia.
CTC #6 is an opportunity to explore how society reacts to celebrities, and to give you as much freedom as possible in meeting this goal, the template is very simple:
[Click to view comic: 'CTC6 Template']
Here are the rules:
1) Post as many comics as you can come up with.
2) The blank MUST contain the name of a celebrity that is either internationally known or, if somewhat obscure, at least has a Wikipedia page. If you aren't sure, just add a link to the Wikipedia page in your entry post.
3) You may change the background in the 2nd panel, and add dialogue to the character on the right, but the two characters MUST remain in the 2nd panel.
4) No Photoshop. Nyah.
5) Judging will commence on July 1, 2010
"He was cursed with a horrorshow of a face, like Guiseppe Archbold doing a study of mollusk tumors."