Mort Walker assistant among speakers at Beetle Bailey stamp ceremony

Thursday, August 26, 2010 | 10:35 a.m. CDT; updated 7:01 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mort Walker's assistant Bill Janocha is among those speaking at a ceremony Friday at MU to unveil a U.S. Postal Service stamp that honors Beetle Bailey, the cartoon character created by MU graduate Mort Walker.

The event is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Beetle Bailey statue near the Reynolds Alumni Center. The statue is located at the site of The Shack, a beer joint and student hangout that Walker featured in his strip.

The program includes:

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