Jeff: And now we see the real toll that Bal’s alleged sleep-driving has taken. I’ll be honest, when I found out that Chris was going to be our guest artist for this little mini-arc, I knew-knew-KNEW that I had to write the characters freaking out. Dude makes the best freak-out expressions on his characters EVAR. I give you this recent strip of his as evidence.

Oh, and Happy Elle in panel 2? I think I love her just a tiny bit more now.