So yes, this is a recycled topic and a recycled comic. To be honest, I'd planned to re-draw it better, as this was only a quick rough sketch, but thought it would be fun to see how it looked in colour instead.
See George Monbiot's excellent comment on the real consequences of buying junk because you think you just have to buy something:
"There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a belly button brush; a silver-plated ice cream tub holder; a “hilarious” inflatable zimmer frame; a confection of plastic and electronics called Terry the Swearing Turtle..." see the article here
Three days til Solstice and the beginning of the return of the light... now there's something to celebrate!