Timeline – 2002 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, December 15, 2002.

Chip is a typical teenager who tries to have as little communication with his parents as possible and spends an inordinate amount of time alone in his room.  In the Sunday page above, Hi and Lois are worried about him and decide to check to see if he’s OK.  They are relieved to discover him behaving normally – hanging upside down playing his guitar.
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Timeline – 2002 Part 1

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, January 13, 2002.

People often ask cartoonists where they get their ideas. Sometimes for Hi and Lois I look at advice books for parents. That’s where I got the idea for the Sunday page above.

There are many lists of phrases that mothers frequently say. Here is one I found on the Internet.
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Timeline – 2001 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, December 2, 2001.

The Sunday page above features a tribute to one of my favorite cartoonists – Fred Lasswell.  Chance Browne drew a caricature of him in the middle panel and Trixie has a red beret just like the one Uncle Fred used to wear .
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