aw dannng, Franklin

We even foreshadowed this on the first page. Nice writing, right? Way to go, Robert and I one year ago! High fives all around.

Will he make it, or will the flesh be graphically stripped from his bones by high-energy solar winds? Come back on Friday to find out.

Solar winds are a real thing, although they don’t work exactly like in the comic (obviously). They’re made of charged particles that spew out of the sun at supersonic speeds, creating the heliosphere in space, which incidentally has my favourite opening sentence of any wikipedia article.