Timeline – 2000 Part 4

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, February 6, 2000.

The International Day of Peace, a United Nations-sanctioned holiday, is observed annually on September 21. Dedicated to world peace, it was first celebrated in 1982.  The ringing of the United Nations Peace Bell at its headquarters in New York City is among the many events that take place on what is also known as World Peace Day.  There is an inscription on the side of the bell that reads, “Long live absolute world peace.”
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Timeline – 2000 Part 3

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, July 9, 2000.

In the previous post we took a look at an episode that attempted to explain the attraction between Miss Buxley and Beetle Bailey.  The Sunday page above suggests that her co-worker Miss Blips might also be the subject of romantic attention.  Lt. Fuzz, a fastidious perfectionist, is the most likely character in Camp Swampy who might be interested in asking Miss Blips out on a date.  Of course his invitation follows strict army protocol.
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Timeline – 2000 Part 2

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, March 19, 2000.

In a recent post we chronicled how Miss Buxley evolved from the object of General Halftrack’s leering in the 1970s to a more fully rounded character in the 1980s.  She became more that just a blonde bombshell.  She was sweet and smart and loved animals.  She even got the last laugh in a few strips. In the 1990s she also developed a friendship with Beetle
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