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Timeline – 1966 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, December 11, 1966.

As we chronicled in a previous post, Chip is the only character in Hi and Lois who has aged over the years. When the strip started in 1954 he was around eight, but by the time the Sunday page above was published he was more like thirteen. He is about fifteen in the strip today, old enough to be crazy about girls and rock and roll, but too young to drive, drink or vote.
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Timeline – 1966 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, July 10, 1966.

It’s another day at the beach for the Flagston family. Dot and Ditto amuse themselves by asking strangers embarrassing questions. The twins’ relationship is often competitive but here they seem to be working together. One thing they have in common is inquisitiveness, which occasionally makes them a good team.
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Timeline – 1966 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, June 26, 1966.

In this episode, Hi Flagston outsmarts Mr. Foofram’s new “super brain” computer. Or was it just a lucky guess?

It’s hard to imagine with today’s mini-computers that these machines used to take up an entire room. The drawing in the last panel of the Sunday page above is certainly an exaggeration but isn’t too far from the truth.
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