There were several reasons for this — I started using an iPad for my sketches in early July, which changed how I saved my cartoons and made it a little less convenient. I also started cartooning for BoldNebraska this summer, which meant ideas had a little longer shelf-life and at least had more potential to not be relegated to the rejects bin.
But I’m aware of the fact that the rejects were one of the most popular things on the site, so I’ve always intended to bring them back. The beginning of February seemed like a great time, as I could promptly share the Top 10 of January with you. But to be honest, there weren’t a lot of good rejects from January, so I went a little deeper and combined the past two months. And so I present to you the Top 10 Rejects of December 2010 and January 2011!
9. I’m completely coincidentally starting off with back-to-back firefighter cartoons.
3. I know some people outside of Omaha didn’t get the reference in this cartoon, so here’s an Omaha World-Herald story explaining the billboards.
2. I tried really hard to get someone to take this cartoon.