December 2007 (Strips 47 - 51)

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Strip 047 :: Sunday 2007-12-02 :: Greyscale version
Strip 047
It didn't work, sadly.  As in, I didn't see any marked increase in the jaffa-cakes-to-sandwiches ratio at subsequent church teas.  Oh well, at least I tried.

Strip 048 :: Sunday 2007-12-09 :: Greyscale version
Strip 048
No comment.

Strip 049 :: Sunday 2007-12-16 :: Greyscale version :: Colour version
Strip 049
The Dyson re-appears.  The unplugged-vacuum-cleaner thing was a reference to the live-action short film Inanimate which I made in March 2006, featuring a guy trying to use a vacuum cleaner and getting increasingly angry because it won't work... only to discover at the end that he hasn't plugged it in.
Craig turns up again, too.
And for once, Grace and Caffeine is making a deadly serious point.

Strip 050 :: Sunday 2007-12-23 :: Greyscale version :: Colour version :: Development Sketch
Strip 050
I know the revised words don't quite fit the meter.  But they do make more of a point than the original ones.
The fiftieth instalment of a comic strip is (at least to me) a sort of coming-of-age moment for the project, so it seemed appropriate that the occasion should be marked by gathering nearly all of the cast together in a single panel and having them singing.  How convenient that it should fall on the day before Christmas Eve.

Strip 051 :: Sunday 2007-12-30 :: Greyscale version
Strip 051
Thank goodness for Acts 10:15, eh?

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