Piro speaks:
Just for the heck of it, i might as well mention that Kimiko figures pretty prominently in the next strip - and frankly, that's what's been gumming up the works. Its a VERY important strip for getting her back into the strip, defining her personality, her situations, etc.
Damn pain in the ass, Kimiko is. She really *is*. (grumble)

Oi = Hey