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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/owls/?comic=858

Strip by: Sloublues

{Meridien is standing at the cauldron.}
Meridien: Let's see . . . here's a newt's eye, add a bat toe . . .
Samantha: Excuse me, but how are random animal parts supposed to cure my daughter's scoliosis?
Meridien: Oops! Sorry. I meant
Meridien: {speaking in a creepy font} Eye of newt . . . toe of bat . . .
Samantha: Oh, that makes more sense. Sorry to interrupt.

The author writes:

I always manage to picture the characters being on the opposite sides from where they should be for the dialogue to flow naturally. That is, the person who usually speaks first is always on the right, until I sit down and actually start the layout.

Character art by David Birch.