This first panel was the first thing I drew after taking pretty much six weeks off of drawing, and it was a relief to look at it and think, ah, I still got it. I was genuinely worried there, for a few days. I haven’t taken that long a break… ever, probably.


(No dialogue on this page; Alex is stunned at Imogen’s words from the previous page and they exchange weighted looks while the conversation continues around them. Sparrow gazes at them knowingly.)