Here’s a seasonal A&J comic from 1998. Originally, it appeared in November of 1996, and it was repeated two years later. You can tell by the copyright line in the right middle panel. I can’t remember now why this was, but I must’ve been experiencing some type of momentous personal trauma. At that time we cartoonists at United Media weren’t encouraged to submit old material unless there had been a death in the immediate family, or we had a recently shattered femur or, preferably, a severed thumb. Today, if I’m feeling particularly burnt out or perhaps one of my cats is sick, I can talk my editors into rerunning old material—if I don’t abuse the privilege. It’s much more civilized.