Timeline – 2003 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, October 26, 2003.

We have, on occasion, flashed back to the early days of some of our characters.  It is fun to travel in time and imagine what Hi and Lois might have looked like in their youth.

Here are three panels from a Sunday page that show Hi when he was a boy.

Timeline – 2003 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, April 13, 2003.

The idea for this gag was inspired by a real life incident.

One night in Japan in 1997, at precisely 6:50 PM, 685 people, most of them children, simultaneously suffered epileptic seizures. The cause was not difficult to identify: all of them were watching the popular animated TV show, Pocket Monsters.

Timeline – 2003 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, March 2, 2003.

A “paparazzi” is a freelance photographer who takes pictures of famous people, such as athletes, entertainers, politicians, and other celebrities while they are trying to go about their private lives. Paparazzi make money by selling photographs to tabloid newspapers, gossip magazines and celebrity TV shows.