The Auto Industry

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, October 9, 1960.

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, October 9, 1960.

The unique Sunday page above showcases some of the techniques that Dik Browne utilized during his years as an advertising artist for the Johnstone and Cushing agency during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Among the many products that he promoted in comic-format ads were Camel Cigarettes, Lipton Tea, Peter Paul Mounds Candy Bars and Campbell Soup. Dik’s early advertising style was more angular and modern than the round appealing look that he later perfected for the Flagston family.
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Dem Saints

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 12, 2010.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 12, 2010.

On February 7, 2010, seven months before the page above appeared in newspapers, the New Orleans Saints won their first and only Super Bowl.

Founded in 1967, the team had a record above .500 just twice in their first 20 seasons. In 1980, after losing the first 14 games, a local sportscaster told fans to wear paper bags over their heads with the alternate team name, the “Aints,” written on the front. By 1983, the Saints officially adopted the popular chant, “Who dat? Who dat? Who say dey gonna beat dem Saints?”
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The First Week of School

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 12, 2004.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, September 12, 2004.

The first few weeks of school can be exciting for students. I can recall the anticipation of finding out which of my friends were in my classes, sizing up my teachers and seeing if there were any new faces. Although there was always a possibility for unpleasant surprises, my feelings about the new school year were generally positive.
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