One of the challenges in writing a comic strip that attempts to be autobiographical while at the same time appealing to a universal audience is how to communicate certain ‘in-jokes’ that are known to a very small group of people. This would be an apt example. Of course, Darth Vader wasn’t actually my boss, but he certainly did walk like him. On top of that, his boss bore an uncanny resemblance to the Emperor. Regardless, it’s best to think of this as allegorical and go from there.
Laura Fun Fact: There are two other Star Wars references in this week’s strip. Can you spot them?