Comics Tagged : holidays

The First Week of January

The First Week of January

Strip Info

Title
The First Week of January
Date
January 9, 2022
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Ext. Race – Day

A runner perches on the starting line of a race. A nearby sign reads “2022 Start.” Behind the sign, a judge looks at their watch and holds a starting pistol in the air.

Runner
This year will be my year!
Panel 2 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The judge fires the pistol: “bang!” The runner takes off smiling.

Panel 3 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner trips on uneven ground.

Panel 4 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner faceplants on the hard ground. THWAP!

Panel 5 : Ext. Race – Continuous

The runner lies face down on the ground.

Panel 6 : Ext. Race – Continuous

Wider to reveal the runner only a few feet from the starting line.

Runner
Leave me here until next January.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Strip Info

Title
Happy Thanksgiving
Date
November 7, 2021
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Wearing a pink kitchen apron, Kevin walks in, holding a large cooked turkey on a platter. Across the table, the bird perches on the back of chair watching.

Kevin
Happy Thanksgiving!
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Kevin places the turkey down on the table. The bird leans over to inspect.

Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird continues inspecting the turkey.

Panel 4 : Int. Home – Continuous

The bird looks up at Kevin in distain.

Bird
You sick bastard.

How I Feel Every Valentine’s Day

How I Feel Every Valentine’s Day

Strip Info

Title
How I Feel Every Valentine’s Day
Date
February 14, 2021
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Day

Sarah sits on a stool. On a nearby table, Instagram walks up.

Instagram
Why so sad?
Sarah
I’m alone on Valentine’s Day. Again.
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Instagram makes an offer.

Instagram
Wanna see pics of your friends in happy relationships?
Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

Sarah stares blankly at Instagram.

Panel 4 : Int. Home – Continuous

Instagram starts walking away, beckoning Sarah to follow.

Instagram
Yeah, y’do. C’mon!

Sarah sighs.

New Year’s with Instagram

New Year’s with Instagram

Strip Info

Title
New Year’s with Instagram
Date
January 1, 2020
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Notes

This is a redraw of my original Instagram strip. The nice thing about this strip is that it works for almost any social situation. I guess that’s also the sad thing about this strip. Hmmm.

Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Home – Monday

Sarah sits on a stool, wearing a party hat, looking folorn. On the adjacent table, Instagram steps up.

Instagram
Why so sad?
Sarah
-Sigh- My New Year’s was lame.
Panel 2 : Int. Home – Continuous

Instagram perks up.

Instagram
Wanna see pics of your friends having fun without you?
Panel 3 : Int. Home – Continuous

Sarah glares at Instagram

Panel 4 : Int. Home – Continuous

Sarah slumps further. Defeated.

Sarah
-Sigh- Kinda….
Instagram
Yeah y’do! C’mon!

Holiday Party Reruns

Holiday Party Reruns

Strip Info

Title
Holiday Party Reruns
Date
December 15, 2018
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Transcript

Panel 1 : Int. Holiday Party – Friday Night

Dressed in festive holiday gear, Egg and Toast hold drinks and mingle. Toast is telling the punchline of a joke. Egg smiles.

Toast
…And that’s when I realized …the cat was really a dog!
Panel 2 : Int. Holiday Party – Saturday Night

Another party. Different holiday gear. Different friend. Same joke.

Toast
…And that’s when I realized …the cat was really a dog!

Egg’s smile fades.

Panel 3 : Int. Holiday Party – Sunday Night

You guessed it. Egg has had enough.

Toast
…And that’s when I realized-
Egg
(interrupting)
-the cat was really a dog.
Panel 4 : Ext. Sidewalk – Later

Egg and Toast walk home down a snowy lane. They hold hands.

Egg
We need to get you new jokes.
Toast
…Or go to fewer holiday parties.