Tag: santa

Looks Like Reindeer

Looks Like Reindeer

An elderly woman looks out the window to see Santa and two reindeer peering back at her. She reports that it “looks like reindeer” to her husband who dismisses it as a bad weather report.

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Silhouetted Santa, Reindeer, Et Al.

Silhouetted Santa, Reindeer, Et Al.

Santa, his sleigh and reindeer (and Elliott & E.T. on a bicycle), all in silhouette, pass in front of a full moon on their way to deliver presents at Christmas.

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Worlds Collide

Worlds Collide

It’s Christmas time and worlds collide when Santa, while busy delivering presents, finds a Bible left on a table and begins reading.

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Cow Wrap

Cow Wrap

After years of Christmas Eve present deliveries, Santa runs out of gift ideas. A cow in a field becomes an unlikely candidate.

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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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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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Autopilot

Autopilot

I figured I’d give Santa a bit of a break after having him bounding across the desert. This cartoon has him and his poor exhausted reindeer resting on top of a plane.

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Green Christmas

Green Christmas

Many years ago, Rolf Harris sang a song called “Six White Boomers”. It was about a team of kangaroos leading Santa across the Australian outback. When I first listened to the song, I think I imagined the trip as shown in the cartoon here.

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Red Christmas

Red Christmas

Although it is known that bulls can’t actually see the colour red as humans do, it is still a common misconception that they can. This cartoon subscribes to the erroneous belief, throwing Santa into the awkward situation of emerging from a fireplace to be confronted with a less than impressed bull at the brink of his tolerance for such a flamboyant intruder.

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