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|See Also:||Holidayfic, Christmas, Gift Exchange, Secret Santa|
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Portraying characters in holiday hats is an artistic motif that crosses seasons as well as time and space.
Every December, many users of journaling services add a santa hat to some of their icons.
Some Holiday Hat Examples
Santa hats have a long history and are still popular in fan art today.
inside back cover of Highly Illogical #3, Dotty Schenk, "I believe the expression is, "Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas!" (1986)
some Feringi Christmas hijinks on the cover of Spock #56 (1989)
from Within the Mirror #3 (1989), a bearded festive Kirk
Starsky from The Fix #9, Susan Vera Carle (1990)
from the zine Engage!, issue 8/9?, unknown artist (1991)
cover of Holiday Sensations, Jim and Blair celebrate Christmas, with Jim perhaps dreaming of some new white socks (1997)
from the zine My Mongoose, more Christmas fare for Jim and Blair (2005)
art from Spiced Peaches #3, artist: Artemis (2005)
Doctor Who, the cover of The Terrible Zodin #9 (2010)
Perhaps not as common a trope in digital art, but zine artists sometimes forced characters into Easter Bunny ears:
bit art from Pop Stand Express #9, artist unknown, "I pity the fool that makes a one crack about my outfit. Happy Easter, kids!!"