This year Caulfield (of Frazz fame) dressed up as Rip Van Winkle for Halloween. (It’s his tradition to dress up as a literary character each year.) Turns out that the move had unintended consequences.
In the end, it was something about time and the Times that summed up the struggle of the moment for the elementary literati. It culminates in a nice point and a cool play on words.
(images from gocomics.com)