Timeline – 1970 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, September 27, 1970.

In this episode, Chip learns some Flagston family history. According to Hi, his father was a self-reliant man who provided for his brood by working odd jobs during the Great Depression. Chip is not impressed.

In the last panel, Lois uses the term “generation gap.” This came into common usage during the period as a reference to clashing perspectives between parents and their children.
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Timeline – 1960 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, July 10, 1960.

In this fantastic Sunday page, Hi speculates about how archeologists in the future might interpret the junk in Chip’s room. Fifty-seven years later, it is still hard to predict if any of this will ever come to pass.

Chip is a typical teenager and his messy room has provided a rich source of gag material in the strip for over six decades. Someday he will get around to cleaning it up and Lois will not believe her eyes.
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