In what I hope will become a yearly holiday tradition until I get either lazy or bored with the concept, (next year), here is the latest installment in the 'Twas the Night Before Christmas series. Find the first one here. Find the next one directly after this sentence.
Sometimes it's just a matter of making the US Department of Defense look, like, REALLY cool.
Actual impending doom like global climate change or mass extinction just makes people bored.
In some cases, the Marvel source material just did better.