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The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be – Paul Valery

This cartoon ran on Jan 2, 2000. Jeez, we had no idea what we were in for…

To read this series from the beginning, click here

It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom – William Dean Howells

Every year, I used to draw a New Year’s Resolution cartoon. (See here and here).

This one ran at the end of 1999 (obviously), during the Y2K panic.

To read this series from the beginning, click here

A wave of panic passed over the vessel, and these rough and hardy men, who feared no mortal foe, shook with terror at the shadows of their own minds – Arthur Conan Doyle

This cartoon is from late 1999. There was nothing quite like the collective pants-shitting that went on during the Y2K panic that preceded the roll-over to the year 2000, when everyone thought that a simple data storage abbreviation would bring about the end of the world. This series tried to ride the wave of terror…