Welcome to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s new webcomic. It’s running daily, Monday through Friday, for the next three weeks, through Christmas/Sol Invictus/What-Have-You.

Each edition of SMD features Sort-Of Soundtrack, an optional metal song that plays in a new window. Click HERE to listen to some gnarly Xmas tunes, dude.

Suburban Metal Dad no. 113, “Holiday Extravaganza, Day 7 (of 15): The Letter, Part 1.” By D.X. Ferris. Click here to learn more about the author and the strip.

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Are family Christmas letters the cheesiest bullsh*t ever? What styles, conventions, or formats make a Chistmas letter bad — or worse? Discuss in the comments section.