Comic 469 - Roadblock
22nd Mar 2017, 2:16 AM in Perchance
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I wasn't sure about this page, because it's hard to get the feel across on the page.
User comments:
A reader (Guest) edit delete reply
It looks good to me
Sheela edit delete reply
Looks good to me too.
Panel 6 initially confused me, but then I saw panel 7, and I was all like "oh!" :D

Also, that bite in panel 3, very playful. :)
RandomTroll (Guest) edit delete reply
Cockblocked by a story...
Sheela edit delete reply
I suspect that will be temporary, the heartrate monitor is more likely to stop them.

On a sidenote, Alis is very calm about this.
marmelmm edit delete reply
Feels aplenty, I say.
sigpig edit delete reply
I agree. How did her mom make it?
Secretkeeper626 (Guest) edit delete reply
@sigpig where did you get your avatar?
Cruxador (Guest) edit delete reply
Lots of people use self portraits as avatars.
Sheela edit delete reply
Well, her mom is a doctor, she may have been away working at a hospital.
Nero (Guest) edit delete reply
Oh my god, it just clicked for me that her mother looked sad and then said shes going to take a long vacation starting the day of the surgery, is she donating her lungs for the transplant??!
JordanTH edit delete reply
Yeah, that seems quite likely.
Anonymous (Guest) edit delete reply
Not sure about that. Right now, organs are being "grown" experimentally in labs using a biological lattice as the framework. Alis' lungs were perfectly fine until they were literally being eaten away. In the future, it wouldn't be a problem to cultivate new lungs using her own genetic material as the base. The only obstacle would be having enough time to grow full sized replacement lungs.
ColdFusion (Guest) edit delete reply
If there's anything I love, it's little strings of hair hanging in front of a girl's face.. but in panel 3 I almost thought it was some horribly oversized and mangled nose.. because sometimes my brain is faster than my eyes.
Secretkeeper626 (Guest) edit delete reply
I just realized something... she knows the number of breaths her father took before dying. That means she spends a lot of time in this memory.
eire1274 edit delete reply
That last frame, counting breaths. Tragic, but true, the things that you lock onto during a tragedy.