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The Home of Hi and Lois

Watercolor illustration by Chance Browne, 2010.

Watercolor illustration by Chance Browne, 2010.

In previous posts I have documented how we occasionally feature local scenes in Hi and Lois. Both Chance Browne and I live in Wilton, Connecticut and some of the locations we have shown are the Silvermine Market, the Silvermine Golf Club, Orem’s Diner, Wilton Center and the Cobbs Mill Inn.
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Al Stenzel – Writer of The Tracy Twins

The Tracy Twins was illustrated by Dik Browne from its debut in the October 1953 issue of Boys’ Life magazine until he handed it over to other artists in the early 1970s. The feature was written and designed by Al Stenzel, an art director at the Johnstone and Cushing agency.

Here is a reprint of an illustrated tribute that ran in Boys’ Life after Stenzel passed away in 1979.StenzelThis 1970 episode of The Tracy Twins was probably one of the last ones that Dik drew.TTCityIn the current issue of Hogan’s Alley (#20) there is an article I wrote about the history of The Tracy Twins. To purchase a copy or subscribe to this wonderful magazine go to: http://cartoonician.com/purchase-hogans-alley/
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