Ask a Cartoonist: Holiday Edition!

By Tea Fougner

Merry Christmas, to those of you who celebrate!

Many of our cartoonists sent along their own holiday wishes to share with you today!

For people who dig the holidays: “Delight in the people you love.”
For people who don’t dig the holidays: “It is okay to text your friends from the bathroom of your family’s home and report how insane your relatives are.” — Hilary Price, Rhymes With Orange

Celebrate the holidays like a teenager this year: Sleep late. Laugh hard and loud. Eat more than your share. Be in the present. Don’t hold back love. — Jim Borgman, Zits

Balls ‘ fire!! Snuffy Smif an’ th’ gang from Hootin’ Holler wish you a bodaciously bless-ed Christmas an’ a bee-yoo-ti-ful 2014!! — John Rose, Barney Google and Snuffy Smith

May your days be Merry and Bright!!!!!! From Dennis, Alice and Henry Mitchell — Ron Ferdinand, Dennis the Menace

All the Arctic Circle characters wish you a Green and Happy Christmas. — Alex Hallatt, Arctic Circle

–Terry Beatty, The Phantom

Samantha of “Safe Havens” sends joyous greetings from the genetics lab, and hopes no one looks too closely at where those flying reindeer came from. –Bill Holbrook, On The Fastrack and Safe Havens

Ava, the little blonde girl I draw, wishes everyone a very Merry Pink Tutu Day… (her special made up holiday in which everyone, regardless of age or gender, dons a pink tutu and a tiara and spreads good cheer and dance moves), and a very Merry Christmas, too! — Stephanie Piro, Six Chix

Hang the stockings by the chimney with care, and if you have a dog, don’t put the Hickory Farms Beef Stick under the tree, because in the morning it won’t be there. Happy Holidays from the Tinkersons — Bill Bettwy, Take it From the Tinkersons

BEST WISHES FOR A MARY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR – from Mary Worth and friends! — Karen Moy, Mary Worth

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! All my best XO — Sandra Lundy, Between Friends

To all of my fans, I wish you a very Merry Christmas, and thank you to the Secret Santa who sent me my Duck Dynasty backless chaps.– Jeff Corriveau, DeFlocked

–Bill Griffith, Zippy the Pinhead

 And of course, all of us at King Features wish you a very happy holiday season!