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REMEMBER

Jinxed

by Alison O’Connor

When I was eleven years old I first learned, from my good friend at the time about a television character on our favorite TV series, Teen Titans, that I had not yet come across. Teen Titans, or Teen Titans Go!, was an animated series based off of the DC Comics characters, the actual Teen Titans within the pages of comic books meant for actual teens and adults. The animated series, which drew inspiration from anime art and animation, depicted a colorful, witty and exciting gang of five teenagers with different super powers, who all lived in a giant metal ‘T’ shaped building and had their own decorative bedrooms and fought an impressive array of villains, and had an obsession with pizza. My favorite characters up until the chat with my friend that autumn day we were hanging out in her backyard were Starfire and Raven, the two heroines of the group.  

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IMAGINE

Television Proposal: Nimble Jane

by Alison O’Connor

The children’s television program I would like to propose is an animated adventure series about a very gifted young acrobat who would be about fifteen years old, named Janelle Mayes, who, as she has entered adolescence, discovered that, in addition to her prodigious talent, she has super-human strength and speed. Janelle would then become an accomplished superhero, fighting crime and battling against evil and their various villains in the Chicago area. Her alter-ego would be ‘Jane Nimble’, and she would wear a sleek black jumpsuit with a white cowl and belt and boots, fitted to her body and allowing for all possible movement. No lightning bolts, because that is much too cliché.

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