Kiddie crazes have a way of becoming preteen cultural cartels. Witness Pokémon -- it's a card game, no it's a TV show, no it's a movie! Or what about Rugrats? It's a TV show, no it's a comic strip, no it's a movie! The list goes on and on, from Harry Potter to every halfway popular comic book character of the last 50 years. Kids are natural consumers, since it's not their money that they're spending. Thus the cardinal rule of kid-dom is that a successful TV show will be a successful movie, book, action... More >>>