I was a fan of "Rick O'Shay, Hipshot, Shag and all of Stan Lynde's characters. Lynde always had a message on special holidays and he could put it clearly, graphically and simply. Here's one of his cartoons from 1985 with his statement under the cartoon. This was evidently written at a later date.
Happy Easter! This day has special meaning to Gayle and me. I hope it means more than colored eggs to you too.