We’ve learned that if you’re about to throw yourself into the midst of holiday shopping chaos, you better have your sense of humor with you at all times. Here are some of our holiday cartoon favorites dating back to the 1920s.
Father’s Idea of Santa Claus
December 16, 1922
Santa Claus: What Do You Want for Christmas, My Little Man? A Sled?
Bobbie: Naw, I Want a Thermocoupled Milliammeter and a Supersynchronous Rectifier for My Radio Transmitting Set
December 11, 1926
Have you anything that doesn’t always end up in a fight?
December 28, 1940
“Mom, will you remind me when it’s time to start being a good boy?”
Couldn’t you manage to look a little more festive? Cavalli December 14, 1957
“Sixth floor—toys, Santa Claus, pandemonium.”
“…And here’s our own Liz Rafferty, just back from the stores with a few last-minute shopping suggestions.”
“Yeah, the Christmas stuff looks a little picked over.”