by Brian Fies An Eisner Award-nominated work in progress. Updated Tuesday and Friday. Starts HERE.
"Because in hospital I would already be dead. Worse than defeated; surrendered. Weak. Old. Broken."Or... I can't tell if that's meant to be a sticking plaster on his finger. A different story about him and hospitals, maybe?
Anon, I love your comment, which anticipates one or two discussions these characters will have in the future. Thanks for engaging the story so thoughtfully! The finger, hand and head bandages are simple bandages he bought from Chip at OmniMart to treat himself. Coloring would make that clearer. He's patching himself up as best he can.