Comics can be addressing a large range of audience types. It is not just targeting at kids. There are also varied styles of comic artworks. Some go for the cartoony look, while other can have a kind of realism.
Do you like comics? Can you draw cartoon characters very well?
The career of the Cartoonist is a creative one. Basically, a cartoonist is an artist who draws cartoons. The cartoons are often for animations.
For the career, of course one must be good at drawing. One must have a strong interest and passion in creative drawing and artworks. Qualifications in graphic or multimedia course are very useful. As a cartoonist, one is required to develop concepts and ideas for cartoons, animations or comic strips.
OK, let a real Cartoonist do the talking. Here’s the video.
Hope that this is helpful.