As many of us recover from gorging ourselves on holiday goodies, treks to our family homes, and holiday cheer slowly turning back into whatever else we feel the rest of the year, we've got a roundup of some of our favorite holiday-related links from around the blogosphere.

-- Kate Beaton discovers the truth about Santa in a bittersweet autobio Christmas comic. [Hark! A Vagrant!]

-- Since 2004, the cast of "Venture Brothers" has treated us to holiday musical numbers like Venture Aid -- a cover of the annually ridiculous "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by Band-Aid -- and this year, they've given us the Chipmunk Song by the Monarch and friends.

-- The True Story of Bat-Santa [Every Day is Like Wednesday]

-- Michael Cho's Christmas Card art, and then even more comics Christmas Card art from The Beat.

--The 16 Worst Christmas Specials of All Time [Topless Robot]

-- Darth Claus and his red-nosed AT-AT [via Super Punch]

-- Galactus x Santa Claus holiday teamup! [Let's Be Friends Again]

-- Future Christmas, as imagined 100 years ago -- accurately predicting the internet and Youtube. [io9]

Finally, just because: