Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for December 24, 2014
Nate: I know what you're doing, dad! You're pretending you DIDN'T get me a dog, so it'll be a surprise when you DO! The only thing I don't know is WHAT you'll get me! A collie? A pug? An irish setter? A dalmatian? Dad: How does a pair of snow pants and the "big fat book of sudoku" sound?