May 10th, 2013

Happy Mother’s Day

by Brian Walker, Greg Walker and Chance Browne

My wife, Abby, does the cooking in our family, so on Mother’s Day, as a special treat, I usually make her breakfast in bed.  We also feature this tradition regularly in Hi and Lois.

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are important holidays and it would be an oversight not to celebrate these occasions in a family strip like Hi and Lois.  But it does present a challenge to come up with fresh ideas ever year.  There are only so many variations on the breakfast-in-bed scenario.

In 2006 I thought it might be interesting to take a look back at mothers throughout history and wrote this episode.  Chance did a great job creating convincing juvenile versions of these well-known historical figures and their mothers.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 14, 2006. Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 14, 2006.

It is always fun for readers to discover more about the background of our characters than is revealed in the current strips.  In this Mother’s Day Sunday page from 2008, Lois reflects on how her aspirations have changed during her life as well as her hopes for the future.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 11, 2008. Hi and Lois Sunday page, May 11, 2008.

If you are still looking for a Mother’s Day gift, color prints of these Sunday pages are available simply by clicking on the “Buy Print” button above.  Options include quality prints, matted archival prints and framed archival prints.

We wish all of our readers a wonderful Mother’s Day and hope you enjoy these Hi and Lois Sunday pages from the recent past.

– Brian Walker

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