Read the comic here.
My day-job (Yes, I have one. Shush.) promises to be extra-hectic this year. As a result I'm having to streamline a lot of the work I do here at RC. Today's strip opens the door to combine the Advent Madness into the daily strip.
This sounds like a good, labor-saving idea until you realize that means I'm going to have to run the comic every day in December (at least through Christmas).
Also: If you aren't reading the comment threads, you might wonder if today's strip is yet another setup for Scotch to go missing. This is not the case! He's been on-set all this time, but managed to stay out of the final cropped images for some reason. He is very visible in tomorrow's strip.