How to Make Your Own Comic Avatar for your Profile Pic
BIT STRIPS.com is a great site for making a cartoon version of yourself.
Lots of great options. Fun to play with. http://bitstrips.com/create/character/
Here's the bitstrip character I created that sortof looks like me....
SAVING your BITSTRIP:
These tools allow you to create the pic, but then you gotta save it as a file to your computer.
To save the file, I opened my Windows "Snipping Tool" and dragged the image with my mouse to "snip" it and save it to my computer using a new file name.