Yeah, I guess this strip is one of those I can’t much comment on, since technically it’s supposed not to be obvious what’s actually going on and what that has to do with the plot…and B-movies tend to try and play those sequences straight, even if the foreshadowing has been far to heavy to leave much doubt. So…uh. Yeah.
I hope I got those ranks right – one of those guys is supposed to be a Lieutenant junior grade, and the other a Lieutenant-Commander. And, as far as I could take from my study of kaiju movies, the main system of external rank distinction is apparently a combination of moustaches and frowing – the higher the rank, the bigger the moustache, and the more pronounced the frown.
More on Thursday!