Halloween Costumes

Hi and Lois Sunday page, October 31, 2010.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, October 31, 2010.

Many people buy the latest and most trendy Halloween costumes in stores every year and then discard them. Lois, who is more old-fashioned, saves all of her home-made get-ups in a big box and stores them in the attic. Among these are the traditional pirate and princess outfits. In the episode above, Trixie, who is wearing the same bunny costume that Dot wore when she was her age, puzzles over the connection between Halloween and mothballs.
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Vagabond Ranch – The Daily Strips

Hi and Lois daily strip, August 6, 2007.

Hi and Lois daily strip, August 6, 2007.

The Flagstons took a summer vacation to a western dude ranch in 2007. The sequence consisted of two Sunday pages and seven dailies. We featured the first daily and Sunday page in the previous post.  Above and below are the next six daily strips from the series.
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Easter Eggs

2009.4.12

In celebration of the Easter holiday, we posted the Hi and Lois Sunday page above. Although Trixie Flagston has been appearing in newspapers for over sixty years, she’s still a newborn baby who is discovering the world.

Below is an Easter-themed New Yorker cover by Roz Chast.2004_04_12

In addition to drawing cartoons, Roz enjoys decorating Ukranian Easter eggs, known as “pysanky.”
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