Readers, you have no idea how close this page came to not happening. Your artist has been sick and dizzy all day, and hasn’t been able to manage much standing, let alone drawing. Resolution for next year: keep BICP prepared with a longer queue.

New Year’s Eve, 19XX: New York City

People: Five! . . . Four! . . . Three! . . . Two! . . .

Interlude One – End