Timeline – 2001 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, September 9, 2001.

Sometime back in the 1990s we introduced a new neighbor in the strip. He was an elderly gentleman who lived by himself.  We often show him talking with Dot and Ditto.  They like to ask him what life was like back in the good old days.
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Timeline – 2000 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, February 6, 2000.

In this atmospheric winter scene there is a subtle reference to Mr. Thurston’s drinking.

Thirsty made his first appearance in the strip on June 9, 1961.

Hi and Lois daily strip, June 9, 1961.

Within in a few years, the Flagston’s next-door neighbor was a regular character in the strip.  He also liked his alcohol.
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