Look Out, Tomorrow, Here We Come!: A Kid, Inc. Comic Strip Collection

Look Out Tomorrow Here We Come A Kid Inc Comic Strip Collection TECHNOLOGY IS THE NEW GENERATION GAP Kid Inc is an original comic strip that combines Peanuts heart with Calvin Hobbes hilarious attitude about the status quo From home to classroom from playground

  • Title: Look Out, Tomorrow, Here We Come!: A Kid, Inc. Comic Strip Collection
  • Author: Charles Duffie Erich Owen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • TECHNOLOGY IS THE NEW GENERATION GAP Kid, Inc is an original comic strip that combines Peanuts heart with Calvin Hobbes hilarious attitude about the status quo From home to classroom, from playground to corporate America, these 4th graders on a mission to upgrade the world Over 6 months of daily black and white strips Over 30 full color Sunday strips InTECHNOLOGY IS THE NEW GENERATION GAP Kid, Inc is an original comic strip that combines Peanuts heart with Calvin Hobbes hilarious attitude about the status quo From home to classroom, from playground to corporate America, these 4th graders on a mission to upgrade the world Over 6 months of daily black and white strips Over 30 full color Sunday strips Includes the heart warming humor of Bob s Blog, Vol 1 Learn about the characters and stories below MEET THE CHARACTERS Media Jean Smart and mischievous, Media Jean never accepts anything as a given She s a charming anomaly she can be as serious as a DOS prompt and as whimsical as a Mac startup icon Meet Media Jean Chip MacMurray Like a little Zen monk seeking high tech nirvana, Chip searches for ways to improve life s usability His good hearted upgrades and inventions often lead to unexpected results Meet Chip Johnny Green Johnny dreams of taking over Kid, Inc so he can have the satisfaction of firing Media Jean and Chip He also dreams of taking over the town, ruling the world, colonizing the moon, selling Mars Meet Johnny Bob MacMurray Single dad, downsized worker and reluctant blogger, Bob became Kid, Inc s first employee As a hands on, face to face kind of guy, he feels completely out of place in today s e world Meet Bob Alice Stillwater As a down to earth romantic, Alice shuns technology, preferring the books, pencils and chalk of her youth what she calls the physicality of education No wonder she s smitten with Bob, the town s Luddite Meet Alice Henry Green A modern CEO and corporate evangelist, Henry believes that only business can save the world He is devoted to his son, Johnny, personally grooming the ambitious boy to take over the family empire Meet Henry James Meriwether Despite his pioneer heritage, James has settled into the role of bank president Dissatisfied with a safe desk job, he dreams high adventure, on his way to a heck of a mid life crisis Meet Henry HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ADVENTURES IN THIS VOLUME The Virtual Classroom Media Jean and Chip try to attend 4th grade virtually Bedtime Stories After being laid off, Bob rewrites Chip s bedtime stories with a very specific point of view Land Speeder Inspired by Star Wars, the kids enlist Bob s help to build a REAL land speeder The Homework Conspiracy The kids launch a campaign to ban homework So Duh Deciding to cash in on the surgery water craze, the kids invent their own brand of soda The Story of Fall To get the kids off their digital devices, Bob tells them the story of Demeter Repositioning Halloween Realizing that there s no real gift giving holiday between Father s Day and Christmas, Johnny repositions Halloween to be that day The Real Thanksgiving While everyone gets excited about the class play, Media Jean and Chip dig into the real facts of Thanksgiving The Santa Experience Media Jean, Chip, and Johnny are each visited by Santa, with wildly different results PLUS BOB S BLOG No one knows that Bob is a blogger For several months, he himself didn t know His son, Chip, had upgraded Bob s manual typewriter to wirelessly post every keystroke online When Bob learned the truth, and saw how happy his son was to have a high tech dad, he decided to ride it out But the Luddite in him refuses to go online, so he never sees his posts Nor does anyone else except Chip, Media Jean, and Johnny, who love to comment on Bob s entries.

    One thought on “Look Out, Tomorrow, Here We Come!: A Kid, Inc. Comic Strip Collection”

    1. This is one of those books I found myself trying to read slower so it wouldn't end. Which might have worked if I could set it down for longer than 5 seconds at a time before I'm ready for more.The characters in this book are wonderful. The strip is a mixture of hilarious and thought-provoking. The kids are tech-savvy, brilliant, and fun. The adults do their best to keep up while being sincere, caring, and involved. The conflict in this book is not some big bad, but trying to understand and impro [...]

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