Timeline – 2001 Part 2

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, June 10, 2001.

The Sunday page above features Sgt. Louise Lugg who first appeared in the strip in 1986.  Below is the week in which she made her debut.

She is a tough cookie who looks like she’ll provide Sarge with some competition.  She starts bossing him around immediately and in the third episode gives Beetle a beating.  The sequence also introduced her cat, Bella, who scares the hat off Otto’s head.
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Timeline – 2000 Part 1

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, February 20, 2000.

The answers to the puzzle in the middle panels above are:

  1. Otto’s tail
  2. Sarge’s shoe
  3. Extra hair on left side of Sarge’s head
  4. Otto’s tooth
  5. Flat tire on the jeep
  6. Sarge’s belt loop

These puzzles have been around for a long time.  See if you can spot six differences in this vintage pair of drawings:
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Timeline – 1974 Part 4

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, December 1, 1974.

The evolution of Sarge’s dog Otto has been well documented in previous posts.

To see his first appearance in Beetle Bailey go to:

http://beetlebailey.com/2016/01/22/otto-part-one/

An early strip where he wears a uniform is shown here:

http://beetlebailey.com/2016/01/30/otto-part-two/

A Sunday page from 1959 starring Otto is featured here:
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