#216

March 8, 2015

NOTES

  • Final page of the Creepwood Saga
  • The wall surrounding Ponymus, across Lake Ziera, is visible in panels 1, 2, 6 and 7
  • First appearance of He-Don, the Hungrean, in panels 3 and 4
  • The final panel references the illustration on the cover of the soundtrack to¬†Crumb (1994)

#215

March 1, 2015

NOTES

  • Faddlegas peels the “screen” off the divinacrum, revealing inner workings that are larger than its rock-like casing (panel 4)
  • Friggo returns, unable to locate Insanus, due to the destruction of his island

#214

February 22, 2015

NOTES

  • Quiatas makes a proposal to M’Hoa M’Hoa, in Drymouth
  • M’Hoa M’Hoa is speaking Gildic (at first)
  • Cox McCrackin is converted into a Skatalyx (panels 6-7)

#213

February 16, 2015

NOTES

  • Bromance’s attitude has changed greatly, regarding the destruction of opponents, due to the darkening of his headstone
  • Bromance rescues the uncle from #211 from being converted into a Skatalyx

#212

February 9, 2015

NOTES

  • First appearance of Imperial Captain Tiscinivel, who appears to be holding hands with the Imperial Inspectorate, as they arrive at the Cloud Concourse
  • The arriving shuttle is marked “Uluwestern Air”
  • Drymouth never joined the Allied Kingdoms
  • First appearance of Cloover, a clockwork greeter at the Cloud Concourse, panel 5
  • Theon is visible among the members of the Allied Kingdoms meeting secretly
  • Yakimastu Obeisan references the failed diplomacy with Fargon, when Prince Karbunkel manipulated the Allied Council

#211

February 1, 2015

NOTES

  • Panel 1: a hovel somewhere in Drymouth, in a ghetto overrun with armed Skatalyx
  • Panel 2: the uncle has a narrascope, which is inspired by the View-Master, and has a copy of the Sacred Testament inserted into it
  • Panel 3: as the uncle tells a condensed version of the Testament, the children see an image of Aga Regata creating the Beyonding, with the twin moons of Yotaton visible in the background
  • Do the uncle and children (and the girl’s doll) seem familiar? See also #2 and #3
  • Panel 4: is Aga sharing her energy with young Bromance, or does she have him on strings, like a puppet?
  • In panel 5, does Bromance have two swords, or has his sword possibly split into two?

#210

January 19, 2015

NOTES

  • Lake Ziera was, in Perceptive Times, a small continent between Creepwood and Ponymus, which was flooded and sunk, through the use of a Dread Conundrum spoken by Nefaria
  • The sunken kingdom of the Gargiles is visible in panels 1, 6 and 7
  • Garg’s touch diminishes Shiraadh’s dark power, erasing her distinctive mask and fogging her mind
  • Garg speaks in Embellisha to the submersibull, commanding it to “surface, for them two [Zaz and Corny], let us off”
  • Garg drowns Shiraadh, nullifying her control over Zaz

#209

January 12, 2015

NOTES

  • A scruton allows long-range monitoring of what a person sees and feels; one appeared in Zaz’s dream, in #182
  • Shiraadh puts a doubtworm in Zaz’s ear
  • Garg reappears in panel 8

#207

December 29, 2014

NOTES

  • The impact of Insanus’ island is felt all the way in the mountains, at the Panegandee Lodge
  • Essul is in his “bedtime” outfit, seen previously in #52
  • First appearance of the Quondrian Questioneer (panel 4), who speaks only in questions
  • There is a portrait of five unicorns on the wall in panel 4
  • The Quondrian Questioneer is seated in a reading chair
  • Steve Xandinculus, manager of the Panegandee Lodge, appears in panel 7 (he is only named after Xandinculus, and is no relation)