Timeline – 2002 Part 1

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Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, June 16, 2002.

General Halftrack’s wife is named Martha. She has been a regular character in the strip for six decades.  As the “keeper of complaints” she never forgets a slight.

Here is one of her earliest appearances.

Beetle Bailey daily strip, December 1, 1961.


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Timeline – 2001 Part 4

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Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, October 14, 2001.

In the episode above we had a little fun imagining what the early years of Lt. Fuzz’s life might have been like. Only he would aspire to a place in the “Desk Jockey Hall of Fame.”

Fuzz is the character that was patterned after Mort Walker’s own role as an Army lieutenant in World War II.
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Timeline – 2001 Part 3

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Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, September 30, 2001.

In the Sunday page above we had fun imagining what might happen if General Halftrack finally got a hole-in-one – something he has been waiting his entire life to do.  Of course, if no one were there to see it, he would show off and make an even bigger deal out of it.
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