This is the page you’ve been waiting for… now you find out a little of why he is stuck on this ice floe, and something about who he is. I haven’t drawn the outlines of the speech and thought bubbles at this stage. I do that in a different program, and the shape of the bubble will add to the expression of what is being said.
Wicked rapids, eh? I’m only showing you the grayscale image this time. About Hecock’s face… I tried adding some ink lines to define the nose and edges of the face, but it looked so good without the lines. I still need to come up with some way to make the glasses look like the are sitting on his nose. Right now, they kind of look like they are floating. What do you think?