Introducing flashbacks! This story arc will be jumping back and forth between the past and present, and as a way of helping everyone stay on track, I’ll be coloring the historical strips with a layer of sepia, like today’s strip. I was going to do straight black and white, but it made it didn’t look quite right with the color schemes I’ve been using, so instead you all get sepia-toned historical strips!

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↓ Transcript
Panel 1:
[Eight months ago...Steel Toes addresses his crew.]
Paul "Steel Toes" Della: "As you all have heard, I’ll likely be heading to prison later this week. In my absence, I’ve appointed Rizzo to look after things for me while I’m gone."

Panel 2:
Rat: "Score!"
Dino: [thinking] "Rizzo, you filthy rat! That job was gonna be mine!"

Panel 3:
[Flashback even further to Judge Paul "Steel Toes" Della getting arrested by Mickie Potatoes.]
Mickie Potatoes: "Judge Paul “Steel Toes” Della, you are under arrest for criminal conspiracy and judicial corruption."