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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Today's Cul de Sac, December 10 Through 18, 2010

Our semi-annual dash through a week's plus worth of Cul de Sac.
 Clapping rhythmically is an important social skill.
 This is a variation on a yearly purchase by Mrs. Otterloop. Last year's sweater kept displaying Halloween and the Fourth of July before finally, in a moment of great and heart-stirring beauty, erupting in Christmas.
 This was fun to draw, in a lazy kinda way.
 There's a joke in here somewhere, I'm almost sure.
 The best thing in this is: Petey stops wagging his foot in the center panel.
 I always suspected they shared a fashion sense.
 These hats exist, and people do put them on their heads.
 And they are fun to draw.
Christmas trees are likewise fun to draw. I did a whole series of Christmas Tree Almanacs, which I'll post when I get the time and Hell freezes over. Mr. Otterloop's last line is lifted from one of them.

4 comments:

MJB said...

In re the elf hats, Mr. Thompson, if all the people who wear them share one head, then that is one big mother of a hat.

richardcthompson said...

Thanks! Fixed.

B Moore said...

The skeleton sweater from last year is one of my favorite strips.

Dan Moynihan said...

Best part of the last one is Petey's head in the lower right!