It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
I ignore Hallmark Holidays. And this comes from a guy who has sold a million Opus greeting cards.
Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
I could draw Bloom County with my nose and pay my cleaning lady to write it, and I'd bet I wouldn't lose 10% of my papers over the next twenty years. Such is the nature of comic-strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste.