For a strip that actually just features two characters talking, this strip was the single most laborious experience I’ve had since restarting Puck. The backgrounds had something to do with that.

My wife think that Daphne looks very 1987, but I had to reassure her that 1987 has, in many ways, returned in the realm of teen fashion. (I know this. I’m a high school teacher.) Tight jeans? Check. Ripped knees? Check. Bright colours? Check. The pink Chuck Taylors are my own personal touch.