Category Archives: Beetle

Beetle shell holds science secrets for Air Force researchers making tougher planes, armor

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Comic strip legend Pvt. Beetle Bailey resisted his platoon sergeant’s efforts at soldiering for 70 years by outwitting his hapless nemesis through a variety of schemes and dodges. Now his insect namesake — the “diabolical ironclad beetle” — is teaching Air Force researchers new ways to resist outside pressure. The beetle’s crush-resistant armor holds secrets […]

‘Beetle Bailey’ turns 70 — Will he tackle TikTok next? Or join Space Force?

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“Beetle Bailey,” the comic strip centered around the perpetual goof-off and disobedient Army private, celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sept. 4. Created by Mort Walker as a college themed strip in 1950, the strip follows Pvt. James “Beetle” Bailey and his Army buddies at Camp Swampy. It first became military-themed at the dawn of the […]

‘Beetle Bailey’ turns 70 — Will he tackle TikTok next? Or join Space Force?

‘beetle-bailey’-turns-70-—-will-he-tackle-tiktok-next?-or-join-space-force?

“Beetle Bailey,” the comic strip centered around the perpetual goof-off and disobedient Army private, celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sept. 4. Created by Mort Walker as a college themed strip in 1950, the strip follows Pvt. James “Beetle” Bailey and his Army buddies at Camp Swampy. It first became military-themed at the dawn of the […]

‘Beetle Bailey’ turns 70 — Will he tackle TikTok next? Or join Space Force?

‘beetle-bailey’-turns-70-—-will-he-tackle-tiktok-next?-or-join-space-force?

“Beetle Bailey,” the comic strip centered around the perpetual goof-off and disobedient Army private, celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sept. 4. Created by Mort Walker as a college themed strip in 1950, the strip follows Pvt. James “Beetle” Bailey and his Army buddies at Camp Swampy. It first became military-themed at the dawn of the […]

‘Beetle Bailey’ turns 70 — Will he tackle TikTok next? Or join Space Force?

‘beetle-bailey’-turns-70-—-will-he-tackle-tiktok-next?-or-join-space-force?

“Beetle Bailey,” the comic strip centered around the perpetual goof-off and disobedient Army private, celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sept. 4. Created by Mort Walker as a college themed strip in 1950, the strip follows Pvt. James “Beetle” Bailey and his Army buddies at Camp Swampy. It first became military-themed at the dawn of the […]