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Ways to Die in a Children's Cartoon (Infographic)

Chart of deaths in cartoons
A study found out you're more likely to die if you are a cartoon character, than if you are an adult drama character. (Image credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

A study published in the British Medical Journal showed that characters died in two-thirds of cartoon movies, compared with half in adult dramas. Parents are five times as likely to die in cartoon films compared with adult dramas. 

Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.