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(PG; Slice of Life) A teenager walks alone at night. Read the story overview for more behind-the-scenes details.

To this day, I don’t know if that old man was dead or merely injured. Looking at this now, I wish I drew a payphone to show the teenage me literally walking away from being useful.

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(PG; Slice of Life) A sleepless walks alone at night. Read the story overview for more behind-the-scenes details.

The literal action is told through a 180-degree cut with a Krazy Kat panel inset. As kids we discovered the malt liquor puzzle caps while playing stick ball in the Western Auto parking lot on Sundays. Collecting and solving the puzzles was one of our shared obsessions. The tragedy of why they were there never occurred to us. Presenting them as decoration seemed cool at the time, but might be a bit self indulgent.

At 6’2″ and 135 pounds, I wasn’t going to win any fistfights if the winos and junkies got rough. Luckily nothing happened. The ghetto depression of Winchester Square was more complacent than violent back then. It was certainly safer than Times Square or the South Bronx. I must’ve looked too skinny and poor to bother with.

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(PG; Slice of Life) A teenager walks alone at night. Read the story overview for more behind-the-scenes details.

The first panel background is based on reference photos I took of my old house for School Fight! Ended up not using a back yard scene then, so glad it was around now!

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(PG; Slice of Life) A teenager walks alone at night. Read the story overview for more behind-the-scenes details.

The television’s way too small, but I’m happy with everything else.

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