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Beetle Bailey x Dr. Romanelli Project Videos

One of the oldest comic strips still being produced by its original creator, the prolific and

One of the oldest comic strips still being produced by its original creator, the prolific and incredibly talented Mort Walker, Beetle Bailey is a piece of classic Americana. Created only five years after the end of World War II partly in order to lighten the spirits of the masses of veterans with tales of a hilariously wimpy Army private who would do nearly anything to avoid working, Beetle Bailey has prevailed as a pop culture icon. Clearly big fans of the comic strip, Dr. Romanelli tracked down Mr. Walker himself in order to create their newest project – a high-concept line of military and Beetle-inspired apparel that is currently in the works. Not wanting to take for granted their access to a legendary illustrator, however, Dr. Romanelli also commissioned Mort Walker to feature some of his favorite-ever Beetle Bailey strips in this series of videos, all edited as if they were classic newsreels from the first half of the 20th century. Explaining why Beetle is a true American hero, Dr. Romanelli describes two admirable qualities that happen to be getting rarer and rarer in modern times: resiliency and humor. Check out the full line of videos and read Mort Walker’s blog over at Beetle Bailey x Dr. Romanelli’s website.

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