The Martians are fun but their movements and expressions as puppets have been somewhat limited. With this illustrated style we can really open them up and have even more fun.
ANIMATION STYLE/CHARACTER EXPRESSION: While of course not exactly the same, this is a good reference for the bounciness and friendliness of the characters can be.
TONE: This is they type of feel and energy we envision giving this series. While the look would be more like the above, the excitement about space exploration and how to delve into topics is along these lines.