Beetle Bailey Creator Honored on 90th Birthday

Sunday, 01 Sep 2013 03:27 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Beetle Bailey was known to be a lazy Army private, but the creator of the popular comic strip is getting accolades from top military brass and others as he celebrates his 90th birthday.

Mort Walker is receiving good wishes from Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Dolly Parton and even Prince Albert II of Monaco.

Walker's birthday is Sept. 3. He lives in Stamford, Conn.

He told The Associated Press in 2010 as the comic strip marked its 60th anniversary that he would continue with his creation until he's no longer able.

The comic strip featuring Beetle Bailey, Sarge and his dog, Otto, Gen. Amos Halftrack and Miss Buxley has more than 200 million readers in 52 countries.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Illinois Republicans Call for Immigration Reform

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 06:45 AM

Two Republican lawmakers from Illinois, Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock, have come out in support of immigration r . . .

Rand Paul Debates Issues - and 2016 - With Obama Ally Axelrod

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 06:26 AM

Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn . . .

Texas AG to Feds: 'Come And Take' Disputed Land

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 23:11 PM

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has a message for the Bureau of Land Management about disputed land along the Oklahom . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved