The photographer must be Ansel N. Gretel. I’m sure Walt doesn’t know him from Adams!
Awww, c’mon, Walt…EVERYONE’s heard of ace reporter Wally Ballew, winner of 16 Diction Awards.
With this nasty extreme weather, PLEASE check up with your elderly family members and/or neighbors.
Wally Ballou – a neat reference to Bob and Ray, nearly forgotten comic geniuses.
I like the name of the paper: Gasette instead of Gazette.
Gweedo, you beat me to it and I didn’t see it.
Not … to … be … confused … with … the … president … of … the … Slow … Talkers … of … America.
Reference to Bob & Ray character ’lly Balou?
Wally, Polly and Molly carrying her dollie are very jolly when they walk their collie, Holly, by Gollie. Now let’s break out the jazz.
This is going to be more pitiful than Slim’s christmas dream
I think Jim has used Molly & Polly Bellew in the strip in the past. Maybe Wally Bellew too.
And their indian exchange student Bolly wood?
Agreed, NG49! Only 2 days in & already a poster has to be negative!
Good old Wally Ballew. (Actually, I think Bob and Ray had him: Balloo or Ballou.)