Okay, archive-diving readers, a challenge: can you find one strip with every character who’s been seen holding a smartcrystal?
Obviously Hyacinth has the black case with the dog skull, and Thorn doesn’t have a case on his…but I really need to make an overall reference, because I’ve lost track of how many other characters have Established Not!Phone Case Designs.
This “everyone gets color names in order” gimmick is so handy. Wish I’d thought of it earlier — the mining storyline really could’ve used a similar gimmick. (And a similar “multiple installments with other things going on in between” schedule, come to think of it…)
I was going to do “quick update on the fallout with Kale” as a regular daily storyline…but after the current Epidemic Flashback, we’re getting a more action-heavy storyline, and then the next run of Epidemic Flashback, and you probably would’ve had no Kale between September and February.
So I figured it was better to roll it up into bigger units and release them on Sundays. (Although you might still be able to reverse-engineer some of the every-4th-panel punchlines.)
They’re going bowling! President Romarin is making some subtle “handling balls” jokes. Kale is trying to figure out if they’re on purpose, and if he’s supposed to laugh, and if he’s allowed to laugh, and…