The best part about that trip (aside from nice people, beautiful weather, salt water and tasty onion rings? NOT GETTING A SUNBURN! When over 75% of your ethnic makeup comes from the British Isles, this is no small feat and was greatly aided by 50 SPF sunscreen. Also, in retrospect, that wave wasn't really that big. But it sure felt like it.
So the way I figure it, I have a week or two to make up and then should be all caught up. After that, I'm hoping to shake things up a bit. I'm a little over the half-way mark here and feel I've got a rhythm down, basic plan of action, etc., etc. That said, I don't really feel like I've pushed this comic artistically or thematically as much as I could, so that's where I see there being room for improvement in the second half of '11. Stay tuned.