Timeline – 2002 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, March 17, 2002.

When this Sunday page was published, mail order catalogs were sent regularly to shoppers from many of the major retail outlets.  Now that most consumers purchase products online, not as many companies send printed sales brochures.

Here is a swimsuit catalog from the same year as the episode above.
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Timeline – 2001 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, November 11, 2001.

One of our favorite fall scenarios is when Hi and Chip go on walks together and have a father and son talk.  It’s an opportunity to explore some big issues, like future plans, girls or life in general.  It helps to have some colorful foliage in the background.
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Timeline – 2000 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, February 6, 2000.

In this atmospheric winter scene there is a subtle reference to Mr. Thurston’s drinking.

Thirsty made his first appearance in the strip on June 9, 1961.

Hi and Lois daily strip, June 9, 1961.

Within in a few years, the Flagston’s next-door neighbor was a regular character in the strip.  He also liked his alcohol.
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