Timeline – 2005 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, January 9, 2005.

The Sunday page above ran two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the west coast of northern Sumatra on December 26, 2004.  It is estimated that 227,898 people in 14 countries perished.  It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history.


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.