Timeline – 2004 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, September 19, 2004.

The Flagston’s next-door neighbors, Irma and Thirsty  Thurston, don’t have any children.  Although they can’t truly comprehend the demands of parenthood, they have a genuine affection for Chip, Dot, Ditto and Trixie.

In the Sunday page above, Lois tells Irma how the kids feel about her.  It turns out to be a ploy to ask her to babysit.
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Timeline – 2004 Part 3

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, October 24, 2004.

The Sunday page above was published in newspapers nine days before the 2004 Presidential election in which incumbent Republican George W. Bush ran against Democratic challenger John Kerry.

Although there was intense political polarization during that election, it is nothing compared to the partisanship of today.  It seems like a more innocent time.
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Timeline – 2003 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page digital proof, October 26, 2003.

We have, on occasion, flashed back to the early days of some of our characters.  It is fun to travel in time and imagine what Hi and Lois might have looked like in their youth.

Here are three panels from a Sunday page that show Hi when he was a boy.
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