Originally I thought I’d put the PPO in Sydney’s hand since it’s red like the apple in her daydream, but I didn’t want it to look like Sydney was sticking him up or about to accidentally blow a hole in him and the building so I had to change it to the wad of paper.
I hope the advice Aurelius is giving Sydney is remotely sound. In terms of “making a living off your webcomic” I’m doing extraordinarily well (with a big thanks for all the continued support over at Patreon and from the Amazon and Paypal links) but that’s still a far cry from financial adviser territory. (There’s probably fewer than 10 webcomics that meet that bar) But I had him give some at least common sense sounding advice. I’m sure among my readers there are a few people who actually know what they’re doing when it comes to investing.
Normally I like putting (cramming) a bit more content on each page, but I knew the week I was working on this page had a camping trip planned for that weekend. I knew I wouldn’t get any work done for the 3 days on the trip and it happened to work out that I could do this page with Sydney slowly zoning out while Aurelius talked about money, which was slightly less work than usual.