October 2012

The Sixth Day of Christmas

Sixth Day of Christmas

I have shown this cartoon to a couple of friends and relatives and invariably they pause while they go through the song in their heads to determine the gift given on the sixth day of Christmas, before yelling out “six geese a-laying!” or “six geese are laying!”.

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The Reindeer Strike

The Reindeer Strike

What would Santa do if there were no reindeer to pull his sleigh? Suppose there was a reindeer strike because they were demanding higher wages. My guess is that he would attempt to recruit any replacements he could find. This cartoon is my interpretation of how his sleigh team might look.

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Not the Movies

Not the Movies

Not long ago, in a galaxy not far away, a friend said he had an idea for a cartoon that he would like me to draw. When he described it, I knew I definitely had to have a go at drawing it. I guess in it’s essence it’s having a go at George Lucas for the latter three (yet first three) movies in the Star Wars series.

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Santa Puncture

Santa Puncture

This cartoon is indicative of the inherent perils Santa must face as he delivers gifts on Christmas Eve. I thought about typical car travel problems faced, such as the inevitable flat tyre that needs to be replaced and considered what the equivalent might be for a team of reindeer pulling a sleigh.

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