Timeline – 2005 Part 3

HI and Lois Sunday page digital proof, June 5, 2005.

The Sunday page above is an example of what cartoonists call a “wallpaper gag.”  The repetitive images look like the patterns of a wallpaper design.

In his 1975 autobiography, Backstage at the Strips, Mort Walker shared some insights about the different methods he used for generating ideas. Here are some quotes from the book on this subject.
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Happy Holidays – 2018

This is the time of the year when people send out their annual greeting cards.  I’m surprised by how many of these are still delivered by the postal service. It’s always nice to see current photos of families and friends and get news about graduations, relocations, vacations and other momentous events.

Cartoonists do some of the best Christmas cards. Many of these are custom designed and printed.  I often wonder where they find the time to produce and mail them and still keep up with their deadlines.
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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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