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Character Connection Cartoons

'I Know That Feel Bro' Creates Bonds Between Pop Culture Figures

'I Know That Feel Bro' by Chris Gerringer is a series of illustrations that depicts pop culture characters fist pounding each other over things they have in common. While some jump right out and are easy to understand, others may remain a mystery if one doesn't know their pop culture trivia very well.

One illustration is of Harry Potter and Batman pounding fists while looking down at the ground and crying because they both don't have parents. Another picutre shows Pac-Man and a Hungry Hippo sadly bonding over the fact that they are both addicted to dots. One really does have to feel bad for the Stormtrooper and the Koopa, who are both just expendable minions.

I Know That Feel Bro by Chris Gerringer is clever and witty because it makes connections one would have never thought of before.
Trend Themes
1. Pop Culture Connections - Creating unique bonds between pop culture figures through illustrations created a new art trend.
2. Emotional Symmetry - Showcasing emotions and experiences in pop culture characters and finding their similarities creates a new market for merchandise.
3. Nostalgia - Illustrative representations of nostalgic pop culture moments and their characters creates a new medium for storytelling.
Industry Implications
1. Animation - Exploring new avenues in animation, where pop culture characters can be combined to create unique narratives and experiences.
2. Merchandising - Creating merchandise for identified audiences who resonate with the emotions and experiences of pop culture figures.
3. Marketing and Advertising - Leveraging nostalgia and explorative connections in pop culture figures to create impactful campaigns and branding.
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