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 – 1999 Part 1

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, March 7, 1999.

No one really knows when Sarge’s birthday is.  Or how old he is.   There are ten candles on the cake in the Sunday page above, so that is no clue to his age.  In comic strips it’s best not to be too specific about these things.  Better to be flexible so a gag like this can be used whenever it is written.
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Timeline – 1998 Part 3

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, July 26, 1998.

Sarge, with his boisterous and exuberant personality, is the kind of guy who gets vocal in the shower.  But what would he sing?

We have done gags that have him belting out patriotic songs and marching tunes.  I thought it might funny for him to rhapsodize about one of his favorite foods.
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