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POLAR

CREATED BY JOE

BAKER


I re me mbe r al ow boom, be f oree v e ryt h i ng we nt d ark.

e v e ryt h i ng c h ange d af t et h at ni ght.t h ed ay s got sh ort e r and e ac h onef e e l sc ol de rt h an t h el ast.

I don’ tt h i nk many pe opl earel e f t.Al t h ough,I c an’ t besu re

I ti s sai dt h eworl d wel i v ei n now i s wh at’ sl e f t af t e r t h el ast j udge me nt.I fy ou ask me,t h at’ s bul l sh i t.

t h esky l i tu p bl uebe f oref adi ng.Th e n,Not h i ng.


Nowad ay si t’ sh ard t o know wh e ny ou wi l lne xt se eanot h e r pe rson i nt h i s worl d.

K

IC

CL

BUT I FY OU DO,PRAY Y OU SEE THEM FI RST.


ore gon st at eh ospi t al

SIGH HHH

2 mont h sl at e r

h ow l ong do we h av e,doc t or?

3 mont h s. at t h emost.


HOUSE REMOV AL SERVI CE

THIS IS OUR NEW HOME?

why don’ ty ou guy s go pi c k y ou r be d rooms?

YEP.HERE WE ARE.


THOMAS,DID YOU CHOOSE YOUR ROOM YET?

NOT YET.I WAS JUST LOOKI NG AROUND WITH NEV A FI RST.

THOMAS! l UCY!

GUYS,MEET CLARK AND BETH.THEY’ RE OUR NEW NEI GHBOURS

HEY,WHY DON’ TY OU GUYS COME ROUND FOR DI NNER TONI GHT? WE’ D BE HAPPY TO HAVE Y OU. WE WANTED TO I NT RODUCE OURSEL VES AND WELCOME Y OU TO THE NEI GHBOURHOOD.

THAT SOUNDS GREAT,THANK Y OU!


iTHOUGHT WE COULD HEAD I NTO TOWN AND CHEC IT OUT.

MAYBE T RY AND GET OUR BEARI NGS A LITTLE,WHAT D’ Y A THI NK?

SURE DAD,SOUNDS GREAT.i F WE SEE A CAMERA STORE. .DO Y OU THI NK WE COULD HAVE A LOOK I NSI DE?

YEAH,OF COURSE.WHY NOT?

THANKS,d AD.

G EN ER A L S T O R E

G EN ER A L S T O R E


DAD,LOOK!I WAS ST ARTI NG TO WORRY THERE WOULDN’ T BE ONE.

THIS IS SO AWESOME,i ’ VE WANTED A POLAROI D CAMERA FOR MONTHS NOW. AND THERE ARE SO MANY NI CE PLACES AROUND HERE TO USE IT.

I GUESS Y OU WERE I N LUCK. LETS SEE WHAT WE CAN FI ND.

Y OU GET EVERYTHI NG Y OU NEED?

WE’ RE GOOD THANK Y OU.WE JUST WENT I NTO TOWN TO HAVE A LOOK AROUND.

h e y guy s, h ow’ si t goi ng?

WE DI D.AND A LITTLE EXT RA TOO.


HUH

o-okay

K

IC

CL

GUYS WAKE UP.THERES A REALL Y ROUGH STORM OUTSI DE, WE’ RE GOI NG TO HEAD TO THE BASEMENT WHERE ITS SAF E OKAY?

THE POWERS OUT,SO JST AY CLOSE ME AND BE CAREF UL NOT TO F ALL.

HUH

HERE,T AKE THIS TORCH LUCY. IT WI LL HELP UNTI L THE POWERS BACK


wej ust h av e t o wai t unt i l i t s ov e r wh at h ap pe ns now?


i t sounds l i ke i t s ov e r,l e t s go and se e

LOOKS LI KE SNOW F ELL DURI NG THE NI GHT,PUT SOME WARM CLOTHES

ITS SO COLD, EVEN I NSI DE

HM,NO GAS EITHER. DAMMIT.


CLARK!CLARK! WHAT HAPPENED LAST NI GHT?

I HAVE SOME FOOD AND SUPPLI ES I N MY BASEMENT,BUT THEY WON’ T LAST MUCH LONGER I F THIS DOESNT CHANGE.

POWERS OUT.I KNOW AS MUCH AS Y OU.NOTHI NG’ S WORKI NG.

YEAH.I CAN’ T EVEN GET MY DAMN CAR TO ST ART.


WE COULD T RY THE T RUCK? I DON’ T KNOW I F THAT WI LL MAKE A DI F F ERENCE BUT IT’ S WORTH A SHOT.

IT’ S NO USE.WHAT ARE WE GOI NG TO DO?

WALK?

H MMM

M

THEN WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE WE ARE READY.

FOLLOW ME.

YEAH,I F EEL LI KE THE COLD ISN’ T HELPI NG THESE THI NGS RUN EITHER.


THIS IS WHAT WE NEED. PASS ME TWO OF THOSE BACKPACKS.iCAN CARRY MORE THAT WAY.

THERE’ S SOME ON THE BOTTOM SHELF.SPARE BATTERI ES TOO.

WE WI LL NEED TORCHES I N CASE IT GETS DARK,SO T AKE AS MANY AS Y OU CAN.

DEFI NITEL Y,WE NEED ALL THE HELP WE CAN GET TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE EVERYTHI NG WE NEED FOR THE T RI P.

DAD,CAN i HELP?

EVERYBODY READY?

YEP.


S THEN LET’ GO.

OU KNOW THE Y WAY ON FOOT, GHT? RI

YEAH,I KNOW AN OF F ROAD ROUTE.

I F WE KEEP HEADI NG I N THIS DI RECTI ON WE SHOULD COME OUT NEAR THE GROCERY STORE

HM,GOOD POI NT. MAYBE I N THEI R HOUSES? OR MAYBE THEY HAD THE SAME I DEAS AS US.

I’ VE JUST REALISED. . WHERE IS EVERYBODY?


I’ M COLD. HERE.

DAD,CAN WE STOP FOR A MI NUTE?

LET ME CARRY Y OU FOR A WHI LE.

NOT MUCH LONGER NOW.THE SNOW HAS SLOWED US DOWN QUITE A BIT.

HOW MUCH F URTHER, CLARK?

Y OU’ RE TELLI NG ME. .

CAN Y OU WALK NOW,THOMAS? I THI NK SO.

IT’ S JUST OVER THIS RI DGE NOW.


WHAT THE. .

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