I really love Christmas…and not for the religious reasons I’m probably supposed to. I love it for all the secular reasons Ebenezer Scrooge comes to love it in A Christmas Carol; kindness, generosity, friendship, family and most importantly, staying positive. It’s a good concept, whether you celebrate it as a religious holiday or not. (I think Jesus would be cool with it either way as long as you get it.) But another reason I love Christmas is because of reinterpretation. I love seeing new takes on classics with characters I love. Scrooged, A Mickey Christmas Carol, The Muppet Christmas Carol, are all masterpieces in my eyes. So this past week, and for the next couple weeks, I’m taking my own stab at playing with the classic Charles Dickens story. Something I’ve wanted to do since starting this comic strip. It’s not the period piece most people have done, but rather a thematic event, with the characters aware of Dickens’s tale…but you figured that out. ANYWAY… I just wanted to share some of my thoughts on this year’s holiday tale. And whether you’re down with J.C. or not, it’s like the Muppet Ghost of Christmas Present sang, “It is the season of the heart.” And if it takes a 6 foot Muppet to get the point across…so be it.

Lyrics | Muppets – It Feels Like Christmas lyrics