Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Second Annual Christmas Round-up 2015!

Happy Hearth-warming, it's our second collection of Christmas (etc) comics!

Lets start in Beanotown!
From The Beano 12/12/15, Bananaman by Wayne Thompson , Dennis the Menace by Nigel Parkinson, The Bash Street Kids by John Sutherland and The Numskulls by Nigel Auchterlounie.

Meanwhile, at the other end of the British comic scale, in Fulchester...
From Viz 251, Gilbert Ratchet and Major Misunderstanding by Davy Francis, Wee Radge by Tom Paterson, Scum Mother Who'd Have 'Em and Drunken Bakers by Barney Farmer and Lee Healey,

ALSO meanwhile... in the Marvel Universe (previously known as 616 but now, who knows?)
From the Marvel (Gwenpool) Holiday Special 1, She-Hulk by Charles Soule and Langdon Foss, Ms Marvel by Margaret Stohl and Juan Gedeon, Deadpool and "Hawkguy" by Gerry Dugan, Gwenpool by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru.

And now, rounding up this year's Private Eye cartoons:

From Private Eye1408, featuring Scene and heard by David Ziggy Greene, Modern Toss by John Link and Mick Bunnage and cartoons by Ian Baker, Hellman, Grom, Tony Husband, Kipper Williams and Martin Ross.

But, over in the Disney Comics world...
From Walt Disney's Mickey and Donald Christmas Parade, (reprinting Almancco Topolino [from Italy in 1965 by Abramo and Giampaolo Baraosso and Giovan Carpi], Donald Duck [from the Netherlands in 2013 by Carlo Gentina] and Topolino 2730 [Italy, 2008 by Stefano Ambrosio and Marco Mazzarello]). 

Is that the most bad-ass version of Santa? 


Because Grant Morrison and Dan Mora are still producing Klaus:
From Klaus 2 by Boom! Studios.

Over in Equestria, everypony is celebrating Hearth-Warming Eve. 
From My Little Pony Hioliday Special 2015, by Katie Cook.

Which links us to the world of Jem and the Holograms, where Kimber has been given a Rainbow Dash onesie.
And Jem herself has an awesome Christmas outfit.
From Jem and the Holograms Holiday Special 2015 by Kelly Thompson and Amy Mebberson.

Elsewhere, Starscream gets in the holiday spirit:
From Transformers Holiday Special, "Choose Me" by Mairghread Scott and Corin Howell and "The Thirteenth Day of Christmas" by John Barber and Josh Burcham.

Another super-tough version of Santa? Well how about...
Yep, even Chuck Palahniuk gets on board with the cover to Fight Club 2 issue 8, art by Cameron Stewart.

The Doctor's had some bad gifts. 
From Doctor Who Magazine 494 by Lew Stringer. 

But what truly says Christmas more than getting an anal probe from some aliens, like Frohike?
From The X Files X-Mas Special (GEDDIT?) 2015 by Joe Harris and Matthew Dow Smith.

Or indeed, a Yuletide birching from Krampus himself: 
From Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose 95 by Jim Balent. 

What do you think of that, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit?
From Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 726 (reprinting Norway's Walt Disney's Julehefte 11, 2011) by David Gerstein and Mark Kausler.

So, we've seen Santa, Baby Jesus and Krampus. Any major figure of Christmas we've left out? 
From Simpsons comics (UK) 245 by James W Bates and Nina Matsumoto.


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