the roughs for the strip end up being very similar to the final version. This is also where
I work out the dialogue. At this point, I’ll show the sketches to my wife and gauge the reaction.
You’ll notice that I mentioned Mouse “moving back in with Myra Jane”… a subplot I considered, then dropped. It was a callback to the “Revenge Saga” from last year. There’s other storylines I rather do instead. Below is a rough “post-it-note sketch” I did it after posting this strip.