Comic 1226 - Not Phased

24th Jan 2020, 9:55 AM in Ch. 38 - Supportive
Not Phased
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Jocelyn 24th Jan 2020, 9:55 AM edit delete
Jocelyn
The chapter ended on Wednesday, but I decided to squeeze in one more little scene. See, the prom chapter featured all the main kids in the story, and most of the teachers. There were even a few quickie cameos, to get a couple more faces showing up. Then this chapter caught us up with some of the young adult cast. At this point, unless I'm forgetting someone, every single major character save for Brother Arthur and Vincent have played some role in this past arc. Brother Arthur was intentionally left out for now, but Vincent... I unfortunately just didn't have much for him to do.

I was thinking about that at the start of the week. So this page was kind of a last minute addition, just thrown in to say I haven't forgotten about the guy. It also allowed me to keep Vincent in the loop about what happened at prom. I mean, if Fara's texting Jess all night, it's probably safe to assume she'd be texting Vincent too. It's otherwise not really that important of a page, but I just like the guy, and haven't been able to work with him in a while.

Little else to say about this one, but I'll just add that the blonde lady in panel 4 and 5 is his coworker, another therapist. If you go way back, you might even recall we've seen her before. She was Carmen's therapist. I can't recall if I've ever given her a name, though. If I haven't, how about Angie? She looks like an Angie, right? She's not important to the story or anything and we might not ever see her again, but I just like to make sure everyone's got a name... just in case. ^_^

(And yes, because someone will ask, I did consider giving Carmen a cameo here too, but it's kinda late for a kid her age to be at an appointment. So yeah, it's her therapist, but that doesn't mean she was that "last patient for the day". Presumably, Angie's got lots of patients besides ones that just happen to be future protagonists.) XD


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j-eagle12212012 24th Jan 2020, 10:32 AM edit delete reply
j-eagle12212012
I like being wrong 😜
This is a nice bonus scene to the chapter catching up with Vincent
Kyle 24th Jan 2020, 12:31 PM edit delete reply
I'm curious to see where Brother Arthur has been during all this.
Jocelyn 24th Jan 2020, 12:43 PM edit delete reply
Jocelyn
@Kyle

During prom? Probably just home. Doing some light reading or really anything to leave him blissfully unaware. I'm sure he's the type that hopes "what happens at prom, stays at prom". XD
Neelix 24th Jan 2020, 12:34 PM edit delete reply
Wait what? The first 3 panels seem to show Vincent talking on the phone, (presumably with Fara) but then from panel 4 onwards he's texting? I'm confused.
Jocelyn 24th Jan 2020, 12:44 PM edit delete reply
Jocelyn
@Neelix

He's reading the texts Fara is sending, and talking to himself in response to them. Sorry if that wasn't clear. ^^;
Neelix 24th Jan 2020, 1:06 PM edit delete reply
Yeah never mind... my eyes (or my mind) were playing tricks on me at first. The pose, and the bit of visible ponytail in the first 3 panels combined to give me the impression he was holding a land-line phone handset to his ear. Him talking to himself solidified the impression, and because the phone he's actually holding is black against a dark background I missed it entirely. Almost immediately after posting I looked again, and suddenly I noticed the details I missed the first time around. Don't mind me. :-)
Emily 24th Jan 2020, 3:33 PM edit delete reply
I just assumed he was using a voice-to-text dictation thing, lol
Timmi The Enchantrix 24th Jan 2020, 4:37 PM edit delete reply
If Angie is Carmen's therapist does that mean she'll have a more prominent role in "Magical"?
Guest 24th Jan 2020, 4:54 PM edit delete reply
*fazed
I’m sorry, your beautiful comic doesn’t deserve unsolicited copyediting
Barnarnar 24th Jan 2020, 11:20 PM edit delete reply
I admit I was debating whether to say it was "fazed" not "phased" myself.
Vicky_Michelle 24th Jan 2020, 10:46 PM edit delete reply
I don't remember seeing puddles in these two chapters...but I could be wrong.
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