Tactical Advantages in Interpersonal Relationships, Part 6/?
(Sorry guys, I watched some of the show and all of a sudden some plot shoehorned its way in here. The pace is a bit slower now. Also, this part got a bit lengthy.
“Why are we here, sir?” Rex asks as he steps into the cockpit, tugging self-consciously at his black dress uniform. He’s resisting the urge to fiddle with the rank tabs on his shoulders, new since the last time he’d worn this uniform. He wasn’t just complaining when he told Cody this isn’t his job. He’s a Captain; he stays as far away from politics as he can manage.
Coming to Gilbert with a new concept usually goes something like this:
Gilbert: “I got us a project with ______. We can have ____ pages or ____ issues.”
Mario: “Do you have any idea what they might want?”
Gilbert: “I don’t want to think about it, and I don’t want to draw buildings or cars.”
Mario: “Science fiction it is, then.”
Mario Hernandez on collaborating with Gilbert Hernandez (from the afterword of Citizen Rex).