Comic Strips are formatted different ways for different size requirements. The “drop panel” is a panel or tier of the strip that can be omitted because of size restrictions without affecting the gag or storyline.
Here’s the steps in creating the drop panel for the Sunday Sally Forth strip for May 24, 2015.
Ted working on his Mad Max Fury Road Lego Gigahorse for an upcoming Sally Forth Sunday Page.
Francesco Marciuliano script notes for the May 2, 2015 Sally Forth strip.
“Ted tents his fingers like Mr. Burns as he looks at it with a very maniacal, evil grin, also almost Burns-ian or Grinch-like.”
Does the picture of Sally in the first panel of the March 23-28, 2015
strips seem familiar?
Well, here’s the reference Francesco sent me to go by…
And for those who are unfamiliar with the Audrey Hepburn movie this is from,
I’ve included the original movie poster.
Hello and welcome to the grand opening of the Sally Forth website/headquarters/Honeycomb Hideout! Please help yourself to some cheese and crackers. There’s also an open bar. And Hilary’s band will soon be performing “You’re So Party (Let’s Go Dancey)” on constant loop, so you may want to get a few drinks first.