Panel 1: Not a good scene for ol’ Hardkore, alas.
Panel 2: That’s probably supposed to be just a text-message chime, but who knows? Deathmonger might well have that phone rigged with special ringtones or the like, being a supervill and all. Plus, real talk: Which cell-service provider does Deathmonger use?
Panel 4: Ah, the crisis that confronts writers dealing with text messages in fiction: Should one depict text messages with proper grammar, punctuation, capitalization and so on for clarity’s sake, or should one show them as the clipped-off, garbled, often incoherent “text messes” so often encountered in reality? I kinda tried to split the difference with this one.
Today’s Patreon update: As it’s a Wednesday, time for the $5+ Patron tiers to get their weekly dose of commissioned damsel-in-distress content! This time around, we’re serializing a story fragment featuring a familiar lass in an unfamiliar outfit—and in peril, of course.