Below is a sketch. I drew the whole thing with the mouse using Manga Studio.
Here is the inked banner (click here for a redderversion.)
Page one is finished. Inked, colored, word ballooned, the works. I’m working on page 2 now. With a little luck, I can get the story all finished by the due day (March 15 is the current hope, though that is the Ides of March and perhaps not the best day to go with.)