Awakeman! #39: Out of battery

Awakeman! Comic

A modern horror story. The phone with a flat battery is also a metaphor.


Awakeman! No. 39

Panel 1

NARRATOR: Back in the dark library

The whole panel is an empty battery, as would be shown on a phone with no battery charge, as well as a power plug icon and an electricity icon.

Panel 2

In the blackness, Awakeman looks at the phone in their hand.

PHONE: Boop-boop-boop

The phone screen turns off.

Panel 3

AWAKEMAN (thinking): I don’t know if I should be happy or sad.

Awakeman starts slumping against a wall.

AWAKEMAN (aloud): I guess I am neither.

Awakeman sits low in the darkness, on the left. On the right there is a small duck.

DUCKY: Quack