I believe, for a long while, Stan Lee had a policy that the first page of every comic had to start with the first page bringing readers up to speed.
So yeah, I’m playing the Stan Lee Card.
That’s all the justification I need.
(Ignore the nervous expression and intense sweating. Nothing to see here.)
Also, check out something I did for Poets’ Quarterly.
Yes, you read that right. POETS’ Quarterly.