Marvel characters who would be controversial in solo cartoons aimed at kids

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The Overlord

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Months ago I posted a thread about how it would be tricky to adapt Punisher into a kids cartoon, given Punisher's willingness to kill and the fact that many Punisher villains are realistic criminals and nightmarish psychopathic monsters . But it seems like there are several other characters who not work in a solo cartoon aimed at kids.

Black Panther deals with themes of racism and colonalism.

Jessica Jones features an alcoholic protagonist and features some pretty gritty scenarios.

Daredevil deals with a lot of legal drama kids could find boring and villains like Bullseye, Typhoid Mary, Elektra, Bushwacker, the Hand would be controversial. You could make a kid friendly Daredevil that deals with Silver Age villains like Stilt-Man, Jester and a toned down Owl and reduce the legal drama to nothing, but that just seems bland.

Ghost Rider gets his powers from a demon and most of his villains are demons, serial killers and rogue angels.

Some of these characters might work in a supporting role, but it might tricky to make some of these characters interesting and kid friendly in a solo cartoon may be tricky. What do you think?
 

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I kind of don't see Marvel trying a solo cartoon anytime soon, but for what it's worth, the next Season of Avengers Assemble will focus on Black Panther, and it could be considered his own show, in a way. It remains to be seen how much other heroes will show up, or which themes from the comics (or the movie) will actually be used in the cartoon.
 

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For grittier Marvel characters, I think they can be adapted to kids show, but never in a lead role if on the side of good, and a villain/anti villain would have to have their nastier traits toned down or removed.
 

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If I've learned anything from watching cartoons, it's that virtually anything can be adapted into being more appropriate for kids, even if you have to really tone down a character's origins or the dark tone they're usually associated with.
I kind of don't see Marvel trying a solo cartoon anytime soon, but for what it's worth, the next Season of Avengers Assemble will focus on Black Panther, and it could be considered his own show, in a way. It remains to be seen how much other heroes will show up, or which themes from the comics (or the movie) will actually be used in the cartoon.
I'm looking at it as a Black Panther cartoon where the Avengers are basically his supporting cast :p.
 

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