Timeline – 2003 Part 2

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, January 12, 2003.

The characters shown in silhouette in the Sunday page above are: Beetle and Lt. Flap (panels #2 and #3), Zero (panel #4), Rocky (panel #5), Plato (panel #6), Sarge (panel #7) and General Halftrack (panel #8).

This technique was discussed in a previous post.
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Timeline – 2002 Part 1

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 3

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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