Comic written and illustrated by Ryan Reid
Panel 1: BARN and paddock. WILLA and MARNIE are visible in the hay mow.
Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored. Bored.
Panel 2: Close up on WILLA and MARNIE.
Bored. Bored. Bored. Aha!
Panel 3: Panel expands to allow for infographic of WILLA’s science speak. MARNIE listens intently.
Blah blah <math> blah blah <more math> blah blah <incomprehensible science> blah blah
Panel 4: WILLA shows off her newest INVENTION to MARNIE.
Much, much later…
And so! This machine will allow us to see and talk with alien races on the other side of the known universe! Cool, right?!
Panel 5: Close up on WILLA’s finger, pressing the ON SWITCH on the INVENTION.
Panel 6: Close up on WILLA and MARNIE. WILLA is speaking into the machine.
Hello alien life! This is Willa and Marnie the dog from Earth! Hello? Hello?
Panel 7: ROBOT’s KITCHEN, across the universe. WILLA’s INVENTION has broadcast their image through ROBOT’s REFRIGERATOR. ROBOT is freaked out. WILLA and MARNIE don’t see anything.
Waaay on the other side of the known universe…
Nuts! I don’t see anything! Maybe my math is off, or maybe…oh! Look at the time! We’ve got to go!
Panel 8: Close up of ROBOT and the REFRIGERATOR. WILLA and MARNIE have disappeared again. ROBOT looks worried, but relieved.
Hurry, Marnie! Shut it down! We can not be late! Oh!
Panel 9: MARNIE’s LIVING ROOM. WILLA is watching a loud TV program. MARNIE is asleep on the floor.