Timeline – 1998 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, June 7, 1998.

This is one of my favorite pages from the late 1990s.  It was reproduced in the 2005 book Hi and Lois Sunday Best.  The original art was also featured in the 2014 exhibition King of the Comics at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum in Columbus, Ohio and is now in their permanent collection.



The National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Awards were held this weekend in Memphis, Tennessee. NCS President Bill Morrison asked cartoonists to do a special Memphis-themed drawing to be used as a centerpiece for each table at the awards dinner. The original art for these has been and will be auctioned off to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. In addition, the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau donated $10,000 to the NCS for the rights to use these cartoons on their web site and in brochures to promote the city.

Back in Business

King Features has been overhauling our web site for the past few weeks which gave me some much needed time off. It’s been a grueling winter here in the Northeast. There are huge frozen mounds of icy snow everywhere and the temperatures have been frigid. We are looking forward to a major thaw followed by the beginning of spring.