Timeline – 2005 Part 3

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HI and Lois Sunday page digital proof, June 5, 2005.

The Sunday page above is an example of what cartoonists call a “wallpaper gag.”  The repetitive images look like the patterns of a wallpaper design.

In his 1975 autobiography, Backstage at the Strips, Mort Walker shared some insights about the different methods he used for generating ideas. Here are some quotes from the book on this subject.
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Timeline – 2005 Part 2

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Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, January 9, 2005.

The Sunday page above ran two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the west coast of northern Sumatra on December 26, 2004.  It is estimated that 227,898 people in 14 countries perished.  It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history.
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