Timeline – 2003 Part 1

Beetle Bailey Sunday page digital proof, January 5, 2003.

The Sunday page above is a spoof of the TV show, Survivor, which has been on the air for 18 years.  Although the panels are not drawn as “cumulous balloons” the ending suggests that it was just another one of Sarge’s late night dreams.
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Timeline – 2001 Part 4

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 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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