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Hometown

The Flagstons don’t reside in a specified location but, because of the changing seasons that are depicted in the strip, it is safe to assume that they live in the northeastern part of the United States.

When Hi and Lois started in 1954, Mort Walker had a home in Greenwich, Connecticut and Dik Browne was in South Orange, New Jersey.  In 1957, the Brownes moved to Wilton, Connecticut, where they remained until relocating to Sarasota, Florida in 1979.
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Sundays in Spring

This is a time for renewal after the dreary days of winter.  Spring also provides a great opportunity to do some beautiful scenery in Hi and Lois.

For many years, King Features mailed out full-color, Sunday-page proofs to their artists.  We have a set of these for Hi and Lois, which cover the years from 1956 to 1970.  They are printed on heavy-coated stock and the colors are brilliant.
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Deadlines

This year, the deadline to submit tax returns for most Americans is Monday, April 15. Millions of taxpayers will undoubtedly be scrambling frantically over the weekend to finish filling out their forms.  This annual event always presents a challenge for many of us in the funnies business – how to find humor in an obligatory task that the majority of our readers regard as tedious and unrewarding.
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