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Timeline – 1964 Part 2

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, June 28, 1964.

This classic Sunday page from 1964 shows Lois Flagston on a trip to town. She is dressed in an attractive red dress with pearls, white gloves and a stylish hat. Her friend Millie admires her for looking so fresh and calm while planning a large lunch party at the same time her home is being renovated. With Hi’s help, Lois is regarded by her peers as a super capable suburban housewife.
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Christmas Decorations

Hi and Lois Sunday page, December 22, 1996.

We continue our holiday-themed series with a Sunday page from 1996 in which Lois recites her recipe for a perfect family Christmas and Trixie adds the icing on the cake in the final panel.

If you look carefully at the wreath above the mantelpiece in the fourth panel you will see the faces of Joan and Dik Browne. Chance Browne often pays tribute to his parents in these seasonal strips.
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The Swimsuit Issue

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A few weeks ago, Sports Illustrated published their annual swimsuit issue. Displaying sexy fashion models in skimpy bathing suits in the frigid month of February has been a tradition at the magazine since 1964.

Although Lois Flagston is the quintessential suburban mom, she is also an attractive woman. Artist Eric Reaves drew Lois sporting contemporary beachwear in the recent Sunday page panel shown above. This was not the first time she appeared in a bikini.
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