2 edition of Hi and Lois found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||April 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 70 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
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Whether its busy parents juggling jobs and raising a family, a teen coping with self-image, sibling rivalry among the youngsters, or a toddler learning about her place in the world, Hi and Lois has kept pace with mainstream life.
Like most comic strip casts, the Hi and Lois family has found a way to stop the aging process. The stars of the feature — Hi, Lois, Chip, Dot, Trixie, and Dawg Flagston — provide a warm, loving portrait of a wholesome family with traditional values and modern-day sensibilities. IT LED TO HAGAR THE HORRIBLE. Hi and Lois was created in 1954 by Mort Walker and Dik Browne.
EDITORS WERE WARY AT FIRST. Browne might be more well-known for hisa strip about a beleaguered Viking. Hi and Lois was born: The two strips would see their respective characters visit one another over the years. In todays often dysfunctional world, the Flagstons put the fun into functional family.
Childhood fantasies, nostalgia trips, seasonal strolls, summer vacations, and holiday celebrations were among the many recurrent themes explored in these episodes. HI ORIGINALLY HAD A BROKEN NOSE. Around the same time, the Korean War was ending, and Walker had sent Beetle home on furlough to visit his sister, Lois. Walker stuck to his intentions—to make Hi and Lois a Hi and Lois about the small pleasures of suburban life—and newspapers slowly came on board.
This item is not in stock. But oldest son Chip has been an. The reason, Walker later explained, had to do with that he was spreading himself too thin. Shortly after Trixie began having a voice, Hi and Lois took off. Editors were also worried that having two artists on one project would dilute the self-expression of both. Drawing a line between the two, Walker decided to pursue the suburbia idea using Lois as connective tissue.128 pages, full color.
Already working on Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois decided to limit his work on Hi and Lois to writing. When Hi and Lois debuted on October 18, 1954, only 32 papers carried the strip.
Baby Trixie is eternally in diapers; the parents seem to hover around 40 without any wrinkles.
But Walker told executives he felt the name was too close to the Flagstons of Hi and Lois fame.
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