A middle-aged man entered the stage wearing a dapper black suit and tie, smiling a genuine smile. The murmurs of the crowd muted in anticipation for the man’s opening words.
Though the two Western alumni, Roman Stadtler and Jeffrey Figley, graduated about 15 years apart, they both wound up working together at a local Bellingham comic shop called The Comics Place.
A man taking a metaphorical taxicab through life. A mother and daughter arguing over an eating disorder. A woman in a romantic relationship with her cat.